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Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO
Dr. Purcell is a 1984 graduate of the New England College of Optometry and a Diplomate in the Cornea and Contact lens Section of the American Academy of Optometry. Prior to joining Essilor, he was senior director of professional affairs for Johnson & Johnson Vision as well as in group private practice. Dr. Purcell enjoys biking, hiking, running, and skiing; however, he finds playing his drums a great vehicle to release energy.
Knowing the science behind spectacle lenses
ODs don't seem to care as much about the science behind spectacle lenses as that of medications and contact lenses. But they should, says Essilor's Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO, and here's why.