The Career of Optometrist<br />By: Reema Dogra<br />
Job overview <br />Diagnose and fix vision problems <br />Improve vision<br />Evaluate patient&apos;s vision by testing th...
Job Overview (continued)<br />Prescribe corrective eye wear such as eyeglasses or contacts <br />Diagnose eye disorders an...
Education<br />Must be good in math and science<br />Must complete 4 years of bachelor degree in science <br />Collage cou...
Salary<br />Annual salary $96,290<br />Median salary $96,320 - $105,000<br />Average annual $175,329<br />Hourly wages $46...
Growth Potential and Outlook<br />Stable<br />Growth potential is 17.6% from 2004 to 2014 ( expected growth rate)<br />Inc...
Additional Training<br />Science background<br />Business skills<br />Leadership<br />Public speaking   <br />
Related careers <br />Chiropractors<br />Dentists<br />Podiatrists<br />Veterinarians<br />Physicians <br />Surgeons   <br />
Success Quote!<br />The whole world steps aside for a person who knows where they are going  ~anonymous<br />
What the Pro Say<br />“ How  many other professions enable you to work with people who are happy and healthy; help improve...
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  1. 1. The Career of Optometrist<br />By: Reema Dogra<br />
  2. 2. Job overview <br />Diagnose and fix vision problems <br />Improve vision<br />Evaluate patient&apos;s vision by testing them<br />Prescribe medication <br />Can prescribe surgery <br />
  3. 3. Job Overview (continued)<br />Prescribe corrective eye wear such as eyeglasses or contacts <br />Diagnose eye disorders and other health conditions that effect vision <br />May provide other treatments such as vision therapy or low vision rehabilitation <br />
  4. 4. Education<br />Must be good in math and science<br />Must complete 4 years of bachelor degree in science <br />Collage courses in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology <br />Completion of a 4 – year program at an accredited school of optometry<br />
  5. 5. Salary<br />Annual salary $96,290<br />Median salary $96,320 - $105,000<br />Average annual $175,329<br />Hourly wages $46.29 <br />
  6. 6. Growth Potential and Outlook<br />Stable<br />Growth potential is 17.6% from 2004 to 2014 ( expected growth rate)<br />Increase 7 to 13 percent <br />
  7. 7. Additional Training<br />Science background<br />Business skills<br />Leadership<br />Public speaking <br />
  8. 8. Related careers <br />Chiropractors<br />Dentists<br />Podiatrists<br />Veterinarians<br />Physicians <br />Surgeons <br />
  9. 9. Success Quote!<br />The whole world steps aside for a person who knows where they are going ~anonymous<br />
  10. 10. What the Pro Say<br />“ How many other professions enable you to work with people who are happy and healthy; help improve their lives by improving their vision, arguably our most important sense; be a doctor; be respected; have few emergencies; have regular work hours; be able to combine work with family and hobbies; be well compensated; be recession- proof; and have your patients leave very happy?” <br />
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