Optometry and the Future…..

As part of your four-year curriculum, you will learn the professional responsibility required to be an integral part of the health care system through managing ocular disorders, both refractive and health related. But what is the outlook for your future, in particular when it comes to asking the question: “what will I be able to make and how will I pay my student loans back?”

The key to the second part of the question is simple…slow and steady! View your current student debt load as we did – an investment into our future. But what is your income potential?

The Chicago Tribune attempted to answer that question by looking at the median income of optometrists in Illinois.


The future looks bright for optometry!


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