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How and Why to Stay Involved With the AOA

The AOA is an extremely important entity in the optometric community. The American Optometric Association directly facilitates the ongoing advocacy efforts to maintain and increase the scope of our practice. It is imperative that new graduates continue to support the AOA and their efforts. We are all student members of the …

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9 Non-Clinical Careers for Optometrists

In this article, I hope to shed light on some possible non-clinical careers for Optometrists. For some, a mix of clinical and non-clinical work may be preferable, for others, a full non-clinical commitment may be ideal. Hopefully, this article may provide some guidance or shed light on possible avenues to …

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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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