Tag Archives: Career Advice

Corporate Optometry and Paying Off Optometry Student Loans

corporate optometry and paying off optometry student loans

This is a sponsored post by Luxottica, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  As a new graduate, with little to no experience, a very common priority is to start working, generate income, and start paying off optometry student loans. Student loans are a scary thing. With new optometrists …

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Journey to Pearle Vision Franchise Owner

Journey To Pearle Vision Franchise Owner

This is a sponsored post by Luxottica, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  I’ve had a lot of experience working in corporate optometry, from employee to franchise owner. I’ll share why I chose to open a franchise, and why I chose to do so with Pearle Vision. What …

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A Look Back – Was Optometry the Right Choice

As a current optometry student I feel that I am always debating the question, “Did I choose the right profession?” At times, there seems to be so much confusion regarding who and what I am exactly: optician, ophthalmologist, optometrist, obstetrician (yes, even that one), it can be discouraging. I’ve quickly discovered that …

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I Just Lost My First Optometry Job

Yes, I just lost my job, well three months ago actually. I never thought it would happen, but it did. Roughly a year ago, I began working in a private practice two days a week. After several months, I was brought on full time, working five days a week. We …

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15 Reasons NOT to Date an Optometrist

Last week, the eHarmony.com blog posted this fantastic article – 15 Reasons to Date an Optometrist. Well here is the other side of the coin! 1. They see eyeballs all the time, and as a result may not think yours are so special after all. That little color spot you’ve been …

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