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Spring edition of Foresight highlights student voices

The Spring 2017 edition of Foresight magazine — one of AOSA’s largest ever — covers all aspects of optometry from a student’s eye view.  Advocating for the profession, choosing a residency or career path, honing your personal skill set or visiting Oakley HQ, the student leaders of the AOSA give you their perspective.  Look for

Andy Grammer tops entertainment at Optometry’s Meeting

Looking for a great way to spend a Saturday night?  Popstar Andy Grammer headlines ‘A Celebration of Optometry’ at Optometry’s Meeting® 2017 in Washington, D.C., June 21-25. Come and let your hair down at optometry’s premiere meeting. Celebration sponsored by HOYA. optometrysmeeting.org/conference-highlights From his official bio at AndyGrammer.com: It is a tale now well told about

25 Optometry Students Selected to Experience the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Luxottica and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) have partnered to provide Optometry students the opportunity of a lifetime. Lack of access to vision care and glasses is a global health issue affecting 1 in 7 people worldwide. This spring, 25 select Optometry students will travel to Tanzania to experience the global vision crisis firsthand

National Vision now interviewing 2017 grads!

Full, Part time, and lease opportunities are available with NATIONAL VISION, INC and their affiliated offices. Located in 44 states, plus DC and Puerto Rico. One of the largest and the fastest growing Doctor of Optometry networks in the US. NVI is a doctor and patient-centric practice that provides comprehensive primary eye care. We eliminate

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Essilor announces two summer 2017 internships

Two summer internship opportunities are now available for students at Essilor of America.  One seeks a 2017 graduate and the other a student who has just completed his or her first year.  Both are exciting opportunities to do meaningful work at a global leader in the ophthalmic industry.  The position includes competitive pay and the

Register now for Optometry’s Meeting®, June 21-25, 2017!

Register now for Optometry’s Meeting®, June 21-25, 2017! Here are the top four reasons you’ll want to join us in Washington, D.C., at Optometry’s Meeting and AOA+: → LEARN NEW THINGS: Reap the benefits of the same educational program doctors of optometry pay hundreds to get. Optometry’s Meeting offers 180+ hours of education available to

Get Hands-On at Ocular Surface Disease Workshop

The Heart of America Contact Lens Society will be offering an Ocular Surface Disease Workshop to train students on how to diagnose and treat patients with OSD. During this hands-on OSD Workshop, students will work with real patients with active signs and symptoms of ocular surface disease and discuss state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment options for