Optometrists get to see the positive work they do on a daily basis. The work is fulfilling and interesting. I have found over the course of my career that there are a variety of ways to practice as a optometrist and your interests will guide the path your career takes. This may be working with a certain demographic of patients (like seniors or children) or in a specialty (like contact lenses, ocular disease, or low vision).
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