Message From Founder Matt Geller + 2011 Recap

Hey everyone this is Matt Geller, Founder and Senior Editor. I wanted to wish everyone a happy and healthy New Year and another great year in optometry school! I wanted you all to get a look inside and so I posted some interesting facts and figures for 2011 which you can find below.

I wanted to thank every fan and supporter of for their commitment and support of the website. I sincerely hope that the content posted is valuable and insightful. Additionally I want to thank all of the students and O.D’s contributors, without you would not be where it is today. I extend my deepest gratitude to the select few students who helped the site come alive and I know that your continued contributions to the website will help you achieve your long term optometry goals and much more.

Lastly and most importantly, I want everyone to know that is dedicated to making sure that Optometry continues in positive direction and remains the great profession that it is.

In 2011…


6,034 people visited OS on their mobile phone

 6 NBEO Study Guides were posted to help students ace their board exam – here

   58 Articles were written by optometry students all across the United States – here


30 Student writers from 11 different optometry schools wrote articles


 47 News Stories were posted thanks to content coordinator Antonio Chirumbolo – here


9 Scholarship Alerts were posted helping students pay for optometry school – here

 42 Clinical Pearls were posted with knowledge to help you treat patients – here

 9 Video Interviews were filmed showcasing OD’s and students – here

10 Optometry Doctors contributed content to the website

 12% of the hits came from outside the United States of America

 1,025 people are fans of on Facebook – here

 331 people follow on Twitter – here


Thanks for being a part of and have a happy 2012!

Matthew Geller
Founder & Senior Editor
SUNY 2013 

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