Education

How the Diploma Deluge is Reshaping Optometry

The student population is booming, but applicants haven’t kept pace. Here are three ways to protect academic standards and avoid a glut.
02/15/2018

A Fight for the Right to Learn

Nothing has come easily for the profession of optometry, and education is no different. But it’s come a long way from the days of apprenticeship.
07/21/2016

Anatomy of a Curriculum Overhaul

In 2001, the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (among other schools) launched a new, integrative, problem-based curriculum. Did they do the right thing?
11/16/2007

Optometric Education Report

Education is not an end in itself, but a means to many ends.
11/16/2007

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New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
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