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So You Don’t Have To Study Anymore….. Right?

This is one of the many FAQs I’ve received since I graduated university two months ago, and unfortunately the answer is no.

For those who don’t know, I’m a Pre Registration Optometrist, this means I need to work in practice for about 1 year before the Optometry Gods deem me worthy of being unleashed onto civilians. 450 more words


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Optometric Medical Missions : Positive or Futile?

Did you know that an estimated 39 million people are blind worldwide, a good number of these people also don’t have access to healthcare. The question of medical volunteering becomes paramount in the conversation around health care support for people in are limited by poverty. 370 more words

Ralph Cotran

Calgary Optometry Can Give You Perfect Eye Care

Eyes are always one of the most important organs of the human body to express emotions and witness the world we live in. Eye check ups and eye care are crucial for all as sight problems are very common these days. 465 more words

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One month down!

This week begins my fifth week of the Fall Semester of OS1 (First-Year of Optometry School). The last 4 weeks have gone by both really fast and really slow. 371 more words


Optometry Basics: Why Sight Tests Are No Substitutes for Eye Exams

Sight tests, eye exams—to some people, it all sounds the same, but there is a world of difference between the two. If you ask a doctor of optometry in Calgary, or anywhere else in Canada, he or she will tell you that an eye examination by an optometrist are more important of the two. 31 more words