Dr. Kurt Finklang, local optometrist, has been awarded the American Optometric Association 2018 Optometric Recognition Award. This award was presented because of his work in continuing education which reflects his desire to provide patients with the best vision care available today.
Out of 44,000 optometrists in the United States, Dr. Finklang is one of 60 optometrists to receive this award. The award was announced at this year’s American Optometric Association’s Annual Congress in Anaheim . He was the only optometrist from Missouri to receive the award at the meeting.
This is the 29th time he has received the award. He received his initial award in 1988 and has received the award every consecutive year since 1991.
Dr. Finklang currently serves as the immediate past president of the Missouri State Licensing Board of Optometry and vice-president of the St. Louis Optometric Society.
Dr. Finklang practices full time in Troy at Vision Source/ Finklang Health Associates.