Educating the Next Generation of Optometrists

by | Nov 10, 2023 | Entrepreneurship

Dr. Joseph Allen may be most well known as @DoctorEyeHealth on YouTube where he shares tips and education about eyes and vision for the general public. Now, with his Eye Give a Damn! Podcast series, Dr. Allen goes in depth with his colleagues to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing optometry.

From finances, private equity and insurance headaches to specialty lenses and the frontlines of scope expansion, hear from leading optometrists and industry friends. They sit down with Dr. Allen to share their personal journeys in eye care, expertise and passions.

Watch the Latest Episode: Eye Give a Damn about Optometric Education with Dr. Melissa Trego
Dr. Melissa Trego is a clinician, researcher, educator, and administrator who earned an OD as well as a PhD in cellular and molecular biology. As the Dean of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University and past president of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO), she discusses some of the opportunities and challenges the world of academic optometry faces today. Dean Trego’s passion for optometric education is palpable and her main goal is to ensure her faculty and students have everything they need to succeed. She is truly inspired by the expansive breadth and depth of optometry and dedicated to bringing more students into the profession. Finally, she and Dr. Joseph Allen touch on the future of AI and technology in optometry.

Discover why so many of us give a damn about the future of optometry and the variety of ways we can drive our industry forward! Discover all episodes and platforms options here.


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