Listen to SUNY alum and current Doctor, Dr. Stanberry, share some insightful information on why he decided to pursue a degree in optometry, what he did to prepare for optometry school (including preparation for the OAT and interview process), a brief overview of what his career looks like today, and some advice and pointers for students considering the field of optometry.
Dr. Moore discusses her inspiration for pursuing a career in optometry and her job as Clinic Director and Optometrist at Tennessee Lasik Associates.
The pros and cons of being an optometrist revolve around the interaction with a variety of people and delivering unpleasant news to patients. Weigh the pros and cons of optometry with tips from a practicing optometrist in this free video on career information.
Here is an informative video explaining the difference between the three O's....Optometrist, Ophthalmologist and Optician.
An optometrist's salary is dependent on the type of practice and environment, but it ranges from $80,000 to $150,000 per year.
The steps for becoming an optometrist start in high school, continue with a college education geared towards optometry school, and finish with completing an Optometry Admissions Test and going through four years of optometry school.