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Finding Your Optometry Niche as a New Grad OD

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Samantha J. Rao, O.D., F.A.A.O. discusses finding your optometry niche as a new grad OD in this video interview. I knew as a student that I wanted to pursue residency and advanced training in specialty contact lenses, but not all students or new grads have a specialty in mind that …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Quy Nguyen O.D.

Quy Nguyen grew up in the Bay Area in California and attended the University of California at Berkeley where he received a Bachelors in Integrative Biology. He obtained his Doctor of Optometry from the SUNY State College of Optometry in 2013. He currently works for an ophthalmology practice in Richmond …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Canada Edition

I’m here to tell you about what it takes to start practicing as an optometrist in Canada after getting your education at an optometry school in the US. I, like many of my colleagues, obtained my optometry degree at a US institution and made the decision to travel back home to …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Antonio Chirumbolo O.D.

Antonio Chirumbolo attended the SUNY College of Optometry and returned to his hometown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to practice shortly after graduating. He now works in a large private practice setting providing care to his local community. In addition to patient care, Antonio possesses a marked interest in the optometric industry. While …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Ryan Corte O.D.

Ryan Corte attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry and graduated in 2012. He completed an Optometric Residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2013. He currently splits time between Modern Eye Care and Premier Family Eye Care in metropolitan Charlotte, NC. Ryan …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Matt Geller O.D.

Matt Geller is currently an optometrist in San Diego, California. He is also the Founder & President of NewGradOptometry.com and Founder of OptometryStudents.com. Matt created NewGradOptometry.com to give new graduates the opportunity to use their talent and creativity to change optometry for the better. The Bucket List Before Your First Day of Practice I am happy …

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