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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 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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Benefits of Working in a Private Practice as a Student

Working While in Optometry School A job outside of optometry school can be stressful. Working at a private practice takes time, energy, and focus away from studies while in school. Can it possibly be worth it? I talked with a few fellow optometry students about their experiences. It was easy to come up with many …

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Arkansas Scope of Practice

Scope of Optometric Practice in the Natural State Adventure Awaits in Arkansas The south-eastern United States is home to a plethora of opportunities for Optometrists, none of which are more exciting than in the state of Arkansas. For optometrists, this amazing state offers some of the most extraordinary outdoor activities and earns its name of …

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What I Learned in Optometry School (Besides Optometry)

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” – Barry Finlay It’s been a journey from the first days through my final phases of transformation to an exemplary optometrist. I cannot help but to reflect and reminisce on the past few formative years of optometry school. It strikes me that I am …

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Applying for the OD/MS? Here’s how to prepare

Optometry is an ever-evolving field. One of the major forces behind this advancement is vision science research. There are many advantages to pursuing a dual OD/MS degree during Optometry school. Here is list of which programs are offered at the different optometry schools. First, it will broaden your skill set and provide the opportunity to …

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