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Optometry Students’ Path to Excellence: Seize Every Learning Opportunity

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In the complex world of optometry, where clinical skills meet business acumen, aspiring professionals face the daunting task of transitioning from academic environments to the realities of private practice. This transition demands not only a deep understanding of eye care but also proficiency in managing a practice and navigating patient relationships. How, then, can…

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Ask the Optometrist: Meet Optometry School Student Lauren Martinez

As the new optometry school year unfolds, the field is abuzz with anticipation and meticulous preparation, reflecting the earnest endeavors of students embarking on a journey of enlightenment and skill mastery. The pursuit of optometric education isn’t merely an academic voyage but a profound commitment to embracing a future dedicated to enhancing visual health….

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Optometry Students Say Technology and Marketing’s Transformation Will be an Advantage in Their Future Careers

The world of optometry is rapidly evolving with new technologies, novel strategies, and fresh perspectives are vital for maintaining the highest standards of patient care and service. The 2023 Best Practices Summit, held in Savannah, Georgia, provided an enriching platform for professional growth and education for optometry students. This year, the event highlighted the…

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Myopia Management: Unique Tactics for Patient Education

The prevalence of myopia, or nearsightedness, is on an alarming rise. This may be due to a rise in computer usage but as a result, myopia management is a fast-evolving field in optometry and ophthalmology. Reports indicate that nearly 30% of the global population is affected by myopia, and this number is predicted to encompass…

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Networking for Optometrists: 3,100 Optometrist Are Better Than One

Networking and joining doctor alliances are two ways to thrive among the competition in optometry. But is networking worth the investment? According to a report by Market Scope, over 40% of practicing optometrists in the U.S. are affiliated with a doctor alliance or buying group. Whether you’re just starting or looking to make a…

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Exploring the Benefits of Independent Private Practice in Optometry

  As optometry continues to evolve, an increasing number of practitioners are considering independent private practice as a career path. This change is driven by a desire for the freedom to specialize and to make autonomous decisions about patient care and business operations. However, along with the benefits comes a unique set of…

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Benefits of Clarity One Day for New Contact Lens Wearers

As we navigate the ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one unexpected consequence is a surge in interest in contact lenses, largely due to issues such as fogging glasses and a heightened focus on hygiene. This has led to an uptick in new contact lens wearers, a trend also driven by growing environmental awareness…

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Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

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From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

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Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

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Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

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Optometry Students Say Technology and Marketing’s Transformation Will be an Advantage in Their Future Careers
June 28, 2023

The world of optometry is rapidly evolving with new technologies, novel strategies, and fresh perspectives are vital for maintaining the highest standards of patient care and service. The 2023 Best Practices Summit, held in Savannah, Georgia, provided an enriching platform for professional growth and education for optometry students. This year, the event highlighted the…

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Best Practice Scholars

Optometry students can gain invaluable mentorship, access to cutting-edge technologies, and networking opportunities through CooperVision’s Best Practice program. Enhance clinical skills, stay updated with industry trends, and gain a competitive edge. Prepare for a successful optometry career with the support of experienced professionals and a strong community of peers.

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Best Practice Scholars
May 21, 2022

Optometry students can gain invaluable mentorship, access to cutting-edge technologies, and networking opportunities through CooperVision’s Best Practice program. Enhance clinical skills, stay updated with industry trends, and gain a competitive edge. Prepare for a successful optometry career with the support of experienced professionals and a strong community of peers.

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Sustainability in Eye Care: A Net Plastic Neutrality Initiative
May 2, 2022

In an era where consumers are more environmentally aware, sustainability in eye care is more than a trend. It’s a necessary shift in business practices, especially considering that about 8 million metric tons of plastic end up in our oceans each year. This dire statistic raises the question: how can the eye care industry…

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CooperVision MyDay MultiFocal
January 20, 2022

Susan, from Seattle, loves to paint and wears contacts to avoid the fog from masks. She recommends My Day multifocal daily lenses for their comfort, clarity, and ease of use. They also provide good depth perception and a great range of vision for her lifestyle needs. The product has a fitting guide and OptiExpert on…

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Advocacy in Eye Care: How to Get Involved and Make a Difference
December 13, 2021

On this thought-provoking episode of ECP Viewpoints, host Dr. Jennifer Palombi is joined by fellow optometrists Dr. Pamela Lowe and Dr. Melanie Fragoso to delve into the multifaceted world of advocacy in eye care. The episode unfolds as Dr. Lowe and Dr. Fragoso share their personal advocacy stories, illustrating how their efforts have…

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Where Are The Black Optometrists? A Conversation with The Black Eye Care Prespective
November 12, 2021

Increasing the number of black optometrists is important. With the rise of myopia and other lifestyle-related eye conditions, it’s important that patients can find care providers that look and think like them. However, optometry continues to be stubbornly white and male. According to research gathered by Glaucoma Today, “Black patients consistently experience poorer communication quality…

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