Local Eye Doctor Gives Lecture to VWSD Biomedical Students

Vicksburg-Warren School District Biomedical I and II students pose with Dr. Miles Ashley (sixth from the right) after his presentation on ophthalmology in January.

Biomedical I and II students at the Vicksburg-Warren School District Career and Technical Center concluded a unit of study on the eye with a lecture from Dr. Miles Ashley of The Vision Clinic in January.

This winter’s event marked Ashley’s third year of visiting VWSD students. He discussed the professional aspects of ophthalmology — the job’s educational requirements and day-to-day responsibilities — and lectured about several common eye disorders.

Students had many questions for Ashley after recently studying the eye. As part of their studies, students dissected a cow’s eye and labeled all of its structures, created PowerPoints detailing eye and vision disorders, and produced trifold brochures describing the tests performed during a routine eye exam.

They were also excited to share their own presentations on eye disorders with Ashley to show what they learned in class.

The doctor took photos with students and answered individual questions after his lecture.



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