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Corporate Optometry Practice Opportunities

At SECO, we had the chance to sit down with Eric Botts, OD, the past president of Energeyes, Inc., and the owner of OBC Billing Specialists. In this video, Matt Geller and Eric Botts discuss the evolution of corporate optometry practice opportunities and what corporate practice offers new grads today. …

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Handling Children and Contact Lenses

Matt Geller, OD, sat down with Linda Chous, OD, who shares great tips on handling children and contact lenses and how to use this demographic to develop a niche practice. “Usually around middle school, kids start wondering about contact lenses,” Chous says. And some parents want to know what the …

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Student to New Optometrist – Crossing the Void

Ever wondered what real-world optometry is like, or questioned how you’d make the transition from optometry student to new optometrist? At VisionExpo West 2017, a group of young ODs sat down to discuss exactly that! Topic One: How does a new optometrist become eligible to practice? Good News!!! Going from …

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Countdown to My Optometry Interview

Countdown to My Optometry Interview

How do we feel before one of the biggest interviews of our lives? Do we get excited and a little bit nervous about the days leading up to an optometry interview? I’ve outlined 5 days before my interview from my perspective and what I did to better prepare myself. Day …

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Four Myths of Corporate Optometry

4 Myths of Corporate Optometry

This is a sponsored post by National Vision, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 Many of us have been steered away from corporate optometry since the day we entered optometry school. That’s a shame, because things have changed immensely over the years, and some of the information we’ve …

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Eyecare in Prison – Alternate Career Pathways

I had just walked out of the room after giving a lecture about retinopathy and risks of blindness to a diabetic focus group over on C yard. I immediately thought to myself how I would have never guessed that our amazing profession would lead me to talking about metabolic disease, …

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