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Patient Communication Tips for Optometrists

Mario di Cosmo OD

Dr. Mario Di Cosmo shares patient communication tips for optometrists. Communication is everything. When it comes to communication in your practice and with patients, effective communication should begin with building a personal connection with the patient. By building a personal connection, this will allow you to speak their language, and …

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The Average Workday as a Corporate Optometrist

The Average Workday as a Corporate Optometrist

This is a sponsored post by National Vision, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 Most new graduates have heard the advice “don’t be a corporate optometrist” from their respective optometry school, because of stories of the patient load, stigma from colleagues, lack of diagnoses/treatment, and many other reasons. …

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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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