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Top 5 Lessons Learned from my Ocular Disease Residency

For those interested in pursuing optometric residency, you will inevitably refine your clinical skills and hone the techniques you learned as a fourth-year student. Regardless of what residency program you pursue, each will provide similar treatment, management, and follow up strategies to use with your patients. However, every OD is …

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Optometrist Laser Training

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Optometrist laser training is becoming increasingly more prominent. Laser procedures are quickly becoming a service either offered by optometrists, or at the very least, co-managed with ophthalmology. Because of this, optometry students today are undergoing training with lasers in school. Optometrist laser training is becoming more commonly available at externship …

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Optometrists and Lasers

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Laser procedures are becoming an increasingly popular way to be more involved in your patients’ care, whether you are able to be licensed to perform them yourself or you co-manage care with ophthalmology. If you are considering becoming more involved with the post-operative care of your referred patients, knowing the …

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Residency in Optometry – No Need For One

If you are like me, you’ve been told since you were a first-year that completing a residency in optometry is the next logical step in your career path after graduation. And if you are even more like me, you questioned why this was the case. Some of the best answers …

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