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Top 5 Optometry Websites for Students

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Mar 7, 2019 8:11:57 AM

Are you interested in keeping updated on new technology entering the market, or learning about interesting clinical cases, or getting a head start on what it is like to be a new graduate of optometry?

Or would you like to just stay informed on what is happening across the country with other fellow optometry students? Well here are a few of our favorite websites to keep an eye on for all things optometry!

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Topics: Resources

Cheat Sheet of Ophthalmic Mnemonics

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Jan 24, 2019 8:44:26 AM

With the NBEO® Part 1 exam quickly approaching, we thought we'd let you in on a little cheat sheet of ophthalmic mnemonics that will help you easily remember important information for the upcoming test!

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Topics: Ophthalmic Mnemonics

New Year, New OptoPrep Fun!

Posted by Kathryn Jack on Jan 16, 2019 7:41:22 AM
Happy New Year! I hope you all have had a great start to 2019 and are ready for another productive year! 
As you have probably heard me mention before, one of our biggest goals here at OptoPrep is to continuously grow and improve board preparation. We want every year to be a year of learning, progression, and overall making OptoPrep better and better for all of you. 
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Topics: Studying

Link: Opternative Changes Name to Visibly

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Dec 27, 2018 9:49:19 AM

Opternative, in an attempt to completely rebrand itself, renamed its company to Visibly. The founder of Visibly, an optometrist himself, stated that he felt that the name Opternative had a negative connotation in the industry as the name made it seem as though their website is an alternative to visiting the optometrist.

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Everything You Need to Know for Part II Test Day

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Nov 29, 2018 8:25:57 AM

NBEO® Part II test day is fast approaching! You've been studying for months now to do your best on the exam, but are you prepared for exactly what happens at the testing center come test day? Continue reading to make sure you are completely ready for all things NBEO® !

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Part II

Thanksgiving, Turkey, and Tryptophan

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Nov 20, 2018 7:33:27 PM

Are you ready to stuff yourself full of turkey on Thanksgiving to the point where you fall into a nice comfy food coma on the couch? Have you always been told that tryptophan in turkey is to blame for the post-dinner sleepiness? Well, we're here to tell you that is actually a myth!

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Topics: Thanksgiving

5 Tips for Conquering Multiple Choice Exams for the NBEO

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Nov 18, 2018 8:44:59 PM

With NBEO Part 2 coming up quickly, and Part 1 shortly thereafter, we've come up with some quick tips to keep in mind to help you conquer multiple choice exams.

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Topics: NBEO, NBEO Part I, NBEO Part II

Top 5 Things To Do in San Antonio During AAO

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Oct 18, 2018 9:55:02 AM

Are you planning on spending a few days in San Antonio during the American Academy of Optometry conference? Looking for some fun things to do between lectures?

Check out our list of the Top 5 Things To Do in San Antonio for some great ideas on how to spend your free time in this great city!

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Topics: American Academy of Optometry, AAO

NSU and National Vision End Agreement

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Oct 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

I'm sure you have all been watching the news unfold regarding the announcement of Nova Southeastern University's agreement with Nation Vision.

National Vision had planned to make a significant financial donation to NSU, and in return, NSU had planned to change the name of the optometry program to National Vision Institute.

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Topics: News

2 New Topical Glaucoma Medications to Watch Out For

Posted by Amanda Dexter on Oct 4, 2018 8:08:05 AM

For several years we haven't had any new topical glaucoma medications come to the market, but this year we have 2 new drugs! Both have something new to offer for the treatment and management of our glaucoma patients. Check them out!

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Topics: Glaucoma

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