Stellamaris Onyegbule Awarded The Most Innovative Optometry Student In Nigeria At The Inaugural Damian Echendu Award

Stellamaris Onyegbule has been awarded the Most Innovative Optometry Student in Nigeria at the inaugural Damian Echendu award.

The award seeks to reward, encourage innovation and creativity among optometry students in the country by supporting solution-driven innovations relevant to the practice of optometry.

Stellamaris Onyegbule, a student of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) received the award for her “Optoblink Innovation”, which is a spectacle mounted device, helps patients with dry eye due to computer vision syndrome.

Stellamaris expressed her sincere gratitude to God, her parents, brothers, herĀ  Professors (Professor E.C Esenwah, Professor N.C Ikoro, Professor O.U Amaechi), her Head of Department – Dr. Y.C Azuamah, and the rest of her lecturers.