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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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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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Advocacy for the New Grad…and Beyond!

We are in an election year…can you tell? As most of you, I have been inundated with telemarketers and TV/radio promos over the past 6 months, all touting the auspices of one candidate over the other. It really can be a little overwhelming and to be honest, somewhat irritating. Still, …

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