Involvement

Catching Up With The #DifferenceMakers Eyecare Mission Trip

Essilor DifferenceMakers

This article was created in partnership with Essilor, a proud supporter of NewGradOptometry and new graduate optometrists. 😎 In October of 2018, Essilor of America launched its #DifferenceMakers campaign in order to recognize eyecare professionals who embody the company’s mission of improving lives by improving sight. In March 2019, four …

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Optometry and Medical Mission Trips

Hannah Cho OD

Dr. Hannah Cho discusses optometry and medical mission trips in this video interview and how and why it is important for optometrists to get involved and give back. If you have ever been on optometry mission trips, or any mission trip for that matter, chances are the experience has etched …

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Guide To Vision Expo East 2019

guide to vision expo east 2019

It’s nearly the end of the first quarter of a new year, and that means that Vision Expo East 2019 is right around the corner! With a dedication to education and innovation, Vision Expo is the best place to keep up to date with the latest eyecare technology, learn about …

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Optometrists and Public Health

Dominic Brown OD

Optometrists and Public Health Dominic Brown, third year optometry student at SALUS University, also pursuing a Masters in Public Health discusses why optometrist and optometry students should consider an additional degree in public health in this video interview. Optometry is a public health profession, and optometrists provide a service that …

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Preventable Blindness and Global Optometry

Manzil Quadir

Preventable blindness is a serious issue. There are currently over 1 billion people in the world that lack access to proper eye care. That’s an estimated 1 in 7 people. Of those 1 billion people, 285 million have a visual impairment that could potentially lead to blindness, and an astounding …

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The Importance of Advocacy In Optometry

Erik Henderson OD

We hear the word advocacy thrown around quite a bit in optometry, but what does advocacy in optometry really mean? There’s really a simple definition: if you advocate for something it means that you believe strongly in it. There are advocates all around us every day. Businesses advocating for their …

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