Indiana University, School of Optometry

Indiana University, School of Optometry

The Indiana University School of Optometry (IUSO) protects, advances, and promotes the vision, eye care, and health of people worldwide by preparing students for careers in optometry, the ophthalmic industry, and vision science. Our internationally recognized faculty and clinical staff are dedicated to providing students with a solid foundation for success in even the most challenging clinical and research environments. We invite you to explore this site and learn more about our commitment to the discovery and application of knowledge in optometry and vision science.

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A Wide Scope of Practice for Optometry in Indiana

Let’s start with a little history lesson to set the stage… In 1895, Charles F. Prentice was the very first optometrist to charge money for an eye exam. Dr. Prentice then went on to form a group of optometrists that is now known as the American Optometric Association. The AOA’s first major legal case took place …

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IUSO: Get Social and Be Involved in your Profession!

IUSO students hit the ground running this term with plenty of events on our social calendar. There are so many ways for you to get involved not only with your school but also with the AOSA through different events throughout the year. Here’s what we’ve been up to at IUSO: During the first week of school, …

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Looking for an excuse to visit California? Well, here’s your opportunity! This year’s Optometry’s Meeting (OM) will be held in San Diego, California, from June 26th thru June 30th. OM is the premiere event of the optometric profession- joining ODs, students, optometric staff, and industry- for four exciting days of learning and networking. OM provides …


Project Glass

How can we access the Internet with even greater ease than we already do? Can we further simplify the process of snapping photos, connecting with loved ones, and planning our daily activities? With the development of “smart glasses,” which function much like today’s Smartphone, the collective answer to the above questions is “yes”. It will …

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Welcome to the new

Welcome to OptometryStudents! Here, we strive to empower and inspire future doctors of optometry to be strong advocates for the profession. As an optometry student, you have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our profession and your future patients. Through our resources and community, we aim to cultivate a sense of pride and …

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