New Grad Success

Freeing Yourself From Optometry Student Loan Debt

Freeing Yourself From Optometry Student Loan Debt

High student loan debt is a problem. (Actually, skyrocketing tuition is the real problem. But that’s a whole other issue). Nowadays, optometry students are easily graduating with six figures of debt. Some of my colleagues in our 2009 graduating class had $200K+ in debt. I shudder to think where it …

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Staying Independent in Optometry During Consolidation

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Staying independent in optometry is a challenge. There are a lot of complexities the independent optometrist faces, particularly administrative roles. We had the opportunity to sit down with Aaron Lech, OD owner at ClearVue Eye Care, during Vision Expo East, and asked him to share some thoughts on how the independent OD …

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How to Avoid Optometry Burnout

Burnout is something that we all might feel at some point during our careers. Early on in your optometry career, you might feel the need to work hard and to pay off all of your student loans as quickly as possible. I have heard of some new grads working 7 …

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Get Involved In Optometry

Optometry is a legislative profession. I am sure you have heard this at some point in school or during your career. We cannot move forward as a profession unless we as optometrists support ourselves, eachother, and our profession. This requires that we get involved. We had an opportunity to chat …

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