OPTOMETRIC EDUCATION BLOG

Lesson 2: Parkinson’s Law

09/21/2020

  Read Shail’s Part 1: Don’t Let Eyes Be The Demise Northcote Parkinson, 1942 Parkinson’s Law: “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Less time studying, and better grades. Though factual, it sounds entirely fictional. Hi all, my name is Shail Gajjar and I’m a second year at The University […]

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Easy on the Eyes Episode 2: Sudden Change

09/09/2020

Easy Anyama, 2nd year optometry student at the University of Houston, College of Optometry continues his journey in optometry school. Episode 2 of Easy on the Eyes is below. Revisit Episode 1. Are you an optometry student (or know one) who is interested in sharing your story with us? Please message ASCO’s Director of Communications, […]

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Lessons From OPT I: Don’t Let Eyes Be Your Demise

08/20/2020

I get it. It’s your first year of optometry school. You’re nervous. Your anxiety has peaked. Your ambitions are high. You refuse to fail, and you’ll use every ounce of your strength and mental energy to safeguard your success. I was there too, and I admire your dedication to the profession. No one wants to […]

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Easy on the Eyes Episode 1: How I Chose Optometry

08/04/2020

Meet Easy Anyama. Easy is a 2nd year optometry student at the University of Houston, College of Optometry. We first met Easy when he was featured in our April 2020 issue of Eye on Education, and we are excited to learn more about him. Check out his video below and learn more about his journey […]

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Meet Doctors of Optometry Drs. Sola and Brenda Fadeyi

07/22/2020

ASCO is happy to introduce Doctors of Optometry, Sola and Brenda Fadeyi. Take a listen to their story. They describe their journey of finding and getting into optometry school, why they chose optometry as a career, and their trials and tribulations along the way. Both Doctors of Optometry may have had their challenges but they […]

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Debunking Common Eyesight Myths (Part 2)!

07/09/2020

Can you think of a common eyesight “fun fact” that you’ve never actually heard a doctor say? Those are what we’d call “eyesight myths” — old wives’ tales for your eyes. Most of us have probably wondered how true they are. So today, we are going to break down some common eyesight myths and separate […]

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Meet Dr. John Flanagan, ASCO President

06/26/2020

A Short Conversation with Dr. John Flanagan, ASCO President During ASCO’s Board meeting in June, ASCO swears in a new President for the upcoming 12 months. This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Board meeting was held remotely, and Dr. John Flanagan was sworn in as ASCO’s President virtually. Dr. Flanagan is the Dean […]

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This Is Why I Am Proud To Be A Doctor of Optometry

06/04/2020

In many ways, vision is our most valued sense. Much of our physiological design, such as skull shape, is based around interpreting and enhancing the immense amount of information our eyes give us. Our eyes are some of the most complicated structures in nature. People with impaired vision often don’t realize what they’ve been missing […]

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Sha’Mia Stinson Recent Grad Profile

05/21/2020

written by Dr. Sha’Mia Stinson KYCO 2020 Graduate Hi! I’m Sha’Mia Stinson and I am a recent graduate from the Kentucky College of Optometry from South Carolina. I decided to pursue a career in optometry because I enjoy helping improve patient’s quality of life through vision services by diagnosing and treating eye related diseases, identifying […]

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KYCO Graduate Looks Back

05/04/2020

Hi there! My name is Nitya Murthy and I’m a very recent graduate of the Kentucky College of Optometry. As I look back on my last 4 years in optometry school, I feel immense gratitude. I feel so lucky to be in this profession, for having attended my school, and to be living in the […]

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