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24 Hilarious Signs You’re in Optometry School


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Getting through optometry school isn’t easy. Here are 24 struggles that only optometry students will understand:

 

1. When you see your family over break and everyone jokes about getting free exams and you’re just like…

 

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2. The library is your home and your apartment is where you go to sleep.

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And immediately after each and every exam…

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3. When someone’s talking to you and all you’re doing is examining their eyes  

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4. Coffee is your BEST friend. And if you haven’t discovered it yet, the first time you have it…

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5. And like any healthy, long-term relationship, it’ll become a love-hate one

 

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And eventually, this is how you’ll treat your classmates every morning

 

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6. When you can’t wait to graduate so that you tell the preceptors who were way too hard on you: “Look at me now, I’m getting’ pa-per!”

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7. When yet another person asks you how long optometry school is.

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8. When you catch someone about to drop Visine in their eyes

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9. When you’re struggling at the gym and realize you’re not as fit as the undergrads around you.

 

10. This album cover will never look the same to you again

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…Neither will this one

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11. When getting a good night’s sleep means more than 5 hours of sleep. 8 hours is considered sleeping in, which seldom happens.

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12. When your friends won’t let you off the hook for not having anti-glare coating, and make you self-conscious about your glasses

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13. When you have to explain to people why you might want to work at Walmart after graduation

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14. When you’re shopping and the cashier looks at you like you’re on something because for half the week you’ll have one eye dilated.

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But really it’s just Tropicamide. NBD.

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15. When you feel like a boss every time you slip into your white coat.

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16. And you always make sure to pop the collar before leaving  just for reassurance. You know you’ve done it.

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17. Clinic days really mean “show time” so you can prove to your classmates that you don’t always look like a zombie, but we all love our classmates regardless.

 

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18. When SECO, VEEVEW, and OM14 all mean one thing to you….. PARTY!!! The free stuff and CE lectures are alright too.

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19. When someone asks if you’ve heard about something in the news, but all you know is when your next exam block is. Basically, your life is on a long four-year hiatus.

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20. Then nerdy optometry jokes suddenly become outrageously funny because you’ve become delirious from too much studying.

 

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21. And everything you hear/see on TV reminds you of school somehow. Oh gosh, does it ever stop?!

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22. When this hilarious blog pretty much sums up your entire life in optometry school

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23. When your friends think all you do is: better one or two, one or two?

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Then you find yourself in lab going “one or two…” and then proceed to have an existential crisis.

 

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24. Finally, time get back to doing optometry student things such as procrastinating

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