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John Larry Schachet

John Larry Schachet, American optometrist. Recipient Neefe Optical outstanding contact lens research award, 1971, Diplomate award, National Board Examiners Optometry.


Schachet, John Larry was born on September 21, 1946 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Hyman and Esther (Sapper) Schachet.


Bachelor of Science, University Colorado, 1967. OD, University Houston, 1971.


Private practice optometry specializing in contact lenses and corneal rehabilitation, Denver, since 1973. Associate in practice Arvada, 1974—1978. Member national panel advisors Cooper Vision Optics, since 1984.

Consultant in field, since 1973. Member advisory board B'Nai B'rith Youth Organization, Denver. President Park Vista Homeowners Association, Denver.

Served to captain United States Air Force, 1971-1973.


Member of Colorado Optometric Association (secretary-treasurer 1978-1979, president-elect 1979-1980, president 1980-1981, Young Optometrist of Year 1978), National Eye Research Foundation (fellow international orthokeratology section), American Optometric Association (communications division executive committee member 1983-1984, Colorado State political education coordinator, Harold Kohn Memorial Award 1971), Lions Club, Beta Sigma Kappa.


Married Nata Jean Strauss, August 21, 1966. Children: Ronald, Thomas, Jodi.