Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) has received the Skeffington-Alexander Memorial Award from the Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEP).
Presented at the International Congress of Behavioural Optometry in Sydney, the award was presented for significant contributions to the international growth and development of behavioural vision care. Accepting the award, Professor Kovin Naidoo, CEO of BHVI, said the institute’s founder, Prof. Holden had been a long term supporter of behavioural optometry, especially the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists.
The Skeffington-Alexander Memorial Award honours the efforts of E.B. Alexander and A.M. Skeffington for establishing the Optometric Extension Program around 90 years ago.