We may have all come across that patient – 4pm on a Friday afternoon they come in complaining of headaches for the past few weeks. You take a look at the nerves, are they actually swollen? Is that just optic nerve head drusen? What’s going on? What’s the management process? Who do you call?
Written by YO Rose Huang. Read more here!
As optometrists we are so lucky to have wonderful support networks in our profession. However you may not be aware of all the communities out there, so here’s a basic introduction to some of those groups. As always, before posting please obtain patient consent and if you are uploading any information make sure the patient’s personal details are blanked out. Written by Rose Huang, to read more, head here!
Take a 23 year old female recent optometry graduate who is just starting to find her bearings, a 35 year old male who has successfully established their own practice and is well on their way to opening a couple more and a 68 year old male who has decided to pass the torch to another trusted individual.
Each of them will have different priorities and have different ideas of what is defined as fun. In fact, they are all from COMPLETELY different generations.
So how do they relate to each other? What do these individuals have in common?
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First year out can be quite daunting when it comes to membership. What society should you join? How much will it cost? Do you really want to be spending your first paycheck on member fees? Keep reading because we’ve tried to narrow it down for you! Remember all membership fees are tax deductible as well! Read more here, written by our lovely YO committee member, Rose Huang!