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Managing Stress During Optometry School

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Endocrinologist Hans Selye defined stress as a nonspecific response to pressure or demand, and this is still true today. Optometry school demands many factors that can cause stress, from workload to studying for exams, financial commitments and many more. Understanding the effects of stress on our minds and bodies and what we can do to …

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Optometry School Accreditation

Just a few days ago, the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) announced the addition of the newest member of accredited schools in the United States: The University of Pikeville’s Kentucky College of Optometry. This announcement may be confusing to some: how can a non-accredited school have students go through an entire optometry school curriculum …

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A Look At Coronavirus For Optometry Students

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article reflects our understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic as of March 25, 2020. About COVID-19 On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic, but the disease has been gaining notoriety since early January. The coronavirus, so-named for the crown-like spikes on its surface, …

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Join us for a live webinar: “Building Resilience in the World of COVID-19”

As we all work through this difficult time, the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) would like to offer additional resources to help manage stressful situations, and to turn uncertainty and fear into productivity. The AOSA is offering a free, live, interactive webinar sponsored by AOAExcel “Building Resilience in the World of COVID-19” that will cover …

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Travel Grants for Optometry’s Meeting 2020 – Don’t miss out!

If you are planning on going to Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, D.C. this June, you already have plenty of reasons to attend: the Optometry Student Bowl powered by Essilor, Luxottica Live!, residency summits, and Optometry Unites at Capital Hill. But if that weren’t enough, there are still travel grants available to help make your trip …

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Optometry in Norway

Norway is a country of immense natural beauty that attracts visitors from around the world. In addition to its stunning fjords and remarkable islands dotting the lengthy Atlantic coastline, Norway is famous for its northern lights during wintertime and midnight sun in the summer. Lately, Norway has begun attracting a new kind of visitor: medical …

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Aesthetic Medicine and Optometry

Aesthetic medicine is an umbrella term for all specialties that focus their efforts on improving the cosmetic appearance of patients. This can include treating wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, excess fat, unwanted hair, scars, etc. Currently most medical fields have a cosmetic component to them. These specialties include dermatologists, plastic surgeons, cosmetic dentists, cosmetic chiropractors and medical aestheticians …

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