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K-State Today Student Edition

September 17, 2018

Pre-Optometry Club welcomes Oklahoma College of Optometry

Submitted by Sydney Masters

The Pre-Optometry Club will host an admissions representative from the Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in 204 K-State Student Union.

Optometrists are independent primary health care professionals who improve vision and quality of life; examine, diagnose and treat diseases, injuries and disorders of the visual system; and prescribe medications, low vision rehabilitation, vision therapy, contact lenses and perform certain surgical procedures. The average salary for optometrists in the upper Midwest is $156,091.

All students are welcome to attend. See OrgSync for details. If you have not been added to the Pre-Optometry Club OrgSync page or Groupme, please contact Sydney Masters at smasters@k-state.edu.