Warning: Some of the images below are graphic and viewer discretion is advised. Images consist of ocular injections and laser procedures. What do third years do in lab now that we are all pros at clinical exams? We practice all types of injections on each other and try out different lasers (not on each other). Lets just say, labs during the last quarter of third year are not for the faint of heart, especially for those afraid of needles. Optometrists being able to perform las
Part 1 of NBEO boards is officially over! After a few months of nonstop studying, we third years are free. We have one last quarter left in Chicago with our entire class. What do we do now? First, we are not done studying quite yet. We have four different classes: Strabismus management/treatment, Business, Injections, and Lasers. The business class is filled with presentations to teach us how to find jobs, write a resume, get licensed, and open/run a successful practice. With
And just like that, everything that’s supposed to happen 3rd year… happened. …boards studying happened …last Eyeball happened …my bestie getting married happened …turning 25 happened …surviving injections happened …our third year going away party happened ..and what a pleasure it has been to experience it all with the 20/17 crew. See you guys at graduation! (and maybe some of you in the Fall Quarter) #classof2017 #Eyeball #injections #thirdyear
When people are asked to list their favorite things, it’s easy to come up with the common ones: Long walks on the beach.
Raindrops on roses.
Whiskers on kittens.
Injections. Nope, you didn’t read it wrong. Who doesn’t love to walk into one of ICO’s labs and shove a 21-gauge needle, bevel up, into your friend’s veins? I know I do. In truth, like any sane person, the idea of Injections Lab is one that made me contemplate telling Dr. Keith and Dr. Wyles that I in fact don’t p