Latest News National Optometric Association and Transition Optical Publish Insights from 2016 Multicultural Millennial Panel By Staff Monday, December 12, 2016 12:18 AM PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—The National Optometric Association (NOA) and Transitions Optical Inc. have released an educational paper “Eyes on Millennials: The Most Culturally Diverse Generation” which touches on highlights from a panel, “Multicultural Millennial Matters” which took place during NOA’s 2016 Annual Convention in Chicago. The panel, which was moderated by NOA vice president, Sherrol Reynolds, OD, FAAO, included a mix of experienced and Millennial eye doctors who each have strong familiarity with both multicultural and Millennial patients. The paper goes on to explore the following points: • Who the multicultural Millennials are, what they value and the challenges and opportunities they present eyecare professionals. • Cultural considerations for improving quality of care. • Best practices and strategies from practicing eyecare professionals on how to better understand and connect with multicultural Millennials patients. Additionally, these panelists were quoted in the paper: Lina T. Arango, OD, independent contractor, LTA Vision Corp., Miami; Brian Chou, OD, FAAO, partner, EyeLux Optometry, San Diego; Darryl Glover, OD, owner, Eye See Euphoria, Raleigh, North Carolina; Edwin Marshall, OD, MS, MPH, professor emeritus of optometry and former vice president for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, Indiana University; and Vincent K. Young, MD, chairman, Division of Ophthalmology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. “Eyes on Millennials: The Most Culturally Diverse Generation” can be found here.