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Pre-Optometry Toolbox

What Is Optometry?

Doctors of optometry, the leaders in primary eye health care, help patients and their families take the first step toward healthier eyes and healthier bodies. If a disease or other conditions are detected, doctors of optometry can help navigate patients to the right prevention plans or the next steps in official diagnosis and treatment.

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What Are Optometry Schools Looking For?

For a better understanding of what optometry schools are looking for from their applicants, view Admission Factors.


Application Process

View details regarding the Pre-Optometry application process.

Admissions Test

Learn more about the OAT and how to prepare.



Get Involved! 

In addition to gaining patient care and shadowing hours, being involved on campus is a great way to prepare for Optometry school.  Consider joining Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED), National Health Preprofessional Honor Society, and view other Pre-Health Student Organizations.


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 Last Modified 7/27/23