Former TOF Student Heinz Otchere Receives Award

The Optical Foundation congratulates Heinz Otchere for receiving the Desmond Fonn Contact Lens Research Award. The Ghanaian optometry student was presented the prestigious award on March 13, 2013 by prof. Desmond Fonn himself.

Heinz Otchere did his practical experience at The Optical Foundation in 2007. He conducted eye tests in schools in the Cape Coast and already stood out at that time due to his active attitude, ambition and passion for the profession.

Meanwhile Otchere is studying in Canada. He is doing his Masters at the University of Waterloo and has reached the final stage of his studies. Otchere researches lens fitting in complicated cornea cases.

The Optical Foundation is extremely proud Heinz Otchere’s achievements and hopes that many Ghanaian students will follow in his footsteps.