Exploring Vision Therapy

When I was applying to optometry school, I heard about vision therapy through a doctor I was shadowing and instantly was entranced with the idea of a therapeutic approach to vision care. I watched children take an active role in improving their vision by performing various exercises that ranged from…   Read More

In the middle of Midterms, but it’s almost Spring Break!

It’s midterms week at NECO, and so far I’ve taken three of my five midterms: Principles and Practices of Optometry (or PPO, as we call it), Anatomy and Physiology, and Neuroanatomy. Studying for midterms can get very intense, and I’m definitely looking forward to spring break after I take my…   Read More

The Top 5 Things I Learned in My First Year at NECO

It’s already February, which means that I officially survived my first semester at NECO and the second half of the year is already well underway. Since midterms are coming up in a few weeks, I wanted to look back and remind myself about all of the things I’ve learned since I’ve gotten here–and…   Read More