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Corporate Optometry and Paying Off Optometry Student Loans

corporate optometry and paying off optometry student loans

This is a sponsored post by Luxottica, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  As a new graduate, with little to no experience, a very common priority is to start working, generate income, and start paying off optometry student loans. Student loans are a scary thing. With new optometrists …

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Best Optometry Practice Modality For You

best optometry practice modality

At a pop-up talk filmed live at Vision Expo, a panel of experts shared their thoughts on how new optometry graduates can determine the best optometry practice modality for them. The panel included Patricia Fulmer, OD, FAAO; Keith Smithson, OD; Cory Hakanen, OD, MBA; Chun Auyeung, OD; and Kristen O’Brien, …

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New Graduate Optometrist Career Advice

new graduate optometrist career advice

We asked Dr. Scott Jens, co-founder and CEO of Rev360, to share new graduate optometrist career advice. He brought up the Disney principles (from Walt Disney’s book, The Disney Way): “Dream, Believe, Dare, and Do.” For Dr. Jens, it’s the “Dare” part of the equation that is most important for …

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The New Grad OD’s Transition from the US to Canada

optometry in Canada and new grad's transition from US to Canada

As an optometry graduate from the United States, my thought was to settle down in the States and join a private practice. Moving back to Toronto has been an eye-opener with regards to the differences in the health care systems. Those studying in the States and planning to practice optometry …

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Getting Started In Nursing Home Optometry

getting started in nursing home optometry

The thought of caring for people who reside in nursing homes never really crossed my mind until I stumbled upon this mode of practice, which I’ll call nursing home optometry, via a career listing on a website. I was looking for a position for a few days per week to …

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The New Grad’s Guide to OD/MD Practice

The New Grad's Guide to OD/MD Practice

As recent graduates scan the horizon for their next professional move, there’s a good chance an opportunity to practice within an ophthalmology OD/MD group setting will arise. With the U.S. population expanding annually by over 2 million people1 and today’s baby boomer population exceeding 70 million,2 ophthalmologists (OMDs) are depending …

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