Delegate Profile

William Underwood

Job TitlePhD

Company NameUnderwood Consulting


William Underwood is the Program Director for the Opticianry program at Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida. He received his Associate degree in Opticianry from Erie Community College, Buffalo, New York. Bill earned his Ph.D. in Education from the University of South Florida. Dr. Underwood is an ABO Master Optician, NCLE certified, and licensed in the states of New York and Florida. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Opticianry, an Honored Fellow of the Contact Lens Society of America, and President of the National Academy of Opticianry. Dr. Underwood lectures frequently at state and national meetings.

Education Sessions

  • Ocular Dissection: Anatomy of the Eye

    September 24, 2020, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Participants in this course will perform a guided dissection of a cow eye. Working from the outside to the inside, they will gain a greater understanding of the...

    • Language: English
  • What's New in Wearable Technology Eyewear?

    September 25, 2020, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will provide an update of the latest wearable technology eyewear. As wearable technology becomes more prevalent, eye care professionals need to unde...

    • Language: English
  • An Optician's Guide to Visual Impairment

    September 25, 2020, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will provide an understanding of visual impairment and methods used to measure its severity. A description and visual simulation of the most common ...

    • Language: English
  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Measuring Devices

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Advanced lens designs and digital surfacing provide an opportunity to individualize patient's eyewear. To take full advantage of this customization, precise mea...

    • Language: English