Videos

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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The Evolving Field of Dry Eye Care in Medical Optometry

Cory Lappin OD

Managing dry eye disease is a great entry point for practicing medical optometry, for new graduates and established optometrists alike. There is a tremendous need for dry eye care, as an estimated 7-34% of Americans suffer from dry eye disease.(1) As the population ages, we are seeing an increase in …

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Top 3 Diagnostic Cues for Digital Eye Strain

We sat down with Dr. Jennifer Lyerly, co-founder of Defocus Media, on the best approach to diagnosing digital eye strain in younger patients. One of the challenges with this condition is that there isn’t a clinical consensus on what digital eye strain is, or how to diagnose it, so Dr. …

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Best Ways Optometry Students Can Network With Emilie Seitz

matt and emilie seitz

In this video interview, we sat down with Emilie Seitz, and talk best ways optometry students can network. Emilie Seitz (@eyeseitz), third-year optometry student at Pennsylvania College of Optometry, shares some advice on how to properly network as optometry students, based upon her own experience. Seitz first realized the importance …

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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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