A new graduate entering practice knows attracting patients is imperative. However, getting on the radar of your industry partners is also important for a fresh-out-of-school OD. Sales reps often provide samples and educational materials, as well as, information on the latest clinical studies – ensuring a smoother transition while helping new grad remains sharp. Allergan’s
Don’t miss your chance to apply to win a Student Travel Grant to Vision Expo East (March 27-30) or Vision Expo West (September 17-20) in 2014. For more details, visit www.visionexpoeast.com/students. The deadline to enter is Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Optometry Students benefit from many programs available at International Vision Expo East: FREE Exhibit Hall Registration ($75
The first day back from Thanksgiving break was an especially enjoyable one. This day was not your typical first day back. This day was special. It was a day of anticipation for 16 blind and visually impaired middle school students from the Oklahoma School for the Blind (OSB). They took a field trip from their
Meet three members of the AOA Vision Rehabilitation Section: Despite having unique stories to share, their different paths lead them to a common road: optometric rehabilitation. These inspiring doctors answer the questions: How did you get interested in optometric rehabilitation? What is your mode of practice? Why should students get into optometric rehabilitation? How did
As communities in Illinois struggle to recover from devastating storms, Jordyn Barnwell’s account of the May tornado in Oklahoma offers hope for resiliency and recovery. Our hearts go out to all affected by the disaster. Monday, May 20, 2013, was just another day to most, but to the residents of Moore, Oklahoma it was a
In every optometry school there are whispers of fear that echo through the halls. They start few and far between in the first year, but by the time third year comes around if you dare to utter the words “Part I” you might as well be Harry Potter screaming out Lord Voldermort’s name. The NBEO
The AOSA’s magazine is available now, online and on campus. Check out the features from AOSA trustees, news from the Congressional Advocacy Conference and Optometry’s Meeting and learn the latest from the organization that represents all students of optometry in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.
More than 50 first-year optometry students at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science learned about the AOSA and organized optometry at Info Night last month. Made possible by funding from Alcon and The Vision Care Institute, Info Night helps first-year students learn about the profession and organized optometry as well as