Francisco Lara wins international prize

A member of the CiViUM group, Francisco Lara has been granted one of the awards for the best research work presented at the 23º International Conference on Optometry, Contactology and Opthalmology (OPTOM2014), celebrated in Madrid. In his name, the award was received by the director of the group Norberto López-Gil.

OPTOM 2014 reunited more than 1100 researchers and profesionals dedicated to Optics and Optometry from all around the world. They presented results of more than 400 scientific works. The presentation entitled ¨Influence of the pupil size on the amplitude of accommodation¨ explains why are we able to see with better clarity the objects in close proximity when more ambient illumination is available. The co-authors of the work are: Vicente Fenández-Sánchez, Diego López-Alcón, Paula Bernal-Molina y Norberto López-Gil.

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