13 Times You and I Might Possibly, Definitely, Dislike Being an Optometrist

Nov 2, 2015
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These are 13 situations when we all wish we had chosen to be firefighters, lawyers or teachers—anything but an Optometrist!

1. When your neighbor calls the office at 4:30pm on a Friday with reduced vision in one eye x 1 week

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2.  When during a holiday, your extended family wants to know why your aunt's sister's second cousin's mailman's sister's dog went blind

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3. When you look at the balance on your student loans

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4. When the customer ahead of you at the pharmacy is buying a 10 pack of Foster Grants and a bottle of Visine

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5. When your dentist friends tell you they have Fridays off

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6. When you see someone with truly awful glasses

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7. When you see someone wearing sunglasses over their prescription glasses

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8. When you go out with someone and your date tells you they are legally blind without their glasses

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9. When you have dinner with your optometrist friends and spend most of it one-upping each other with interesting patient stories

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10. When a patient says, "You're just an optometrist, right?"

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11. When your best friend orders their glasses online

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12. When you open your own practice, view your first reimbursement schedule and see how little you get paid for an eye exam

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13. When you give an eye exam to your significant other and they read the letters off  "Tiger...Zebra...Violin...Elephant..Cake...Larry."

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Lets keep the list going! Share some of 'these' moments in the comments below!

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About Courtney Dryer, OD

Courtney Dryer is a 2011 graduate of SCO. She opened 4 Eyes Optometry in her hometown of Charlotte, NC in February of 2013. After 5 years, the practice name was changed to Autarchic Spec Shop to renew the practice's commitment …

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