Have you ever wondered about the world of vision? "Optometrists are the primary care doctors of the eye and the frontline protectors of vision—our most valued sense,” said the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry. Also, they mentioned “three reasons to seriously consider a career in optometry:”

Strong Patient Relationships

Earning Potential

Career Autonomy

The April virtual meeting of the Bright Futures Health Interest Group will feature Dr. Juanakee Adams, who will discuss the world of optometry.


The Zoom meeting is open to all students who are interested in a healthcare career. It will take place on Saturday, April 15 at 11:00 am.

The Bright Futures Health Interest Group is hosted by Elizabeth Baptist Church, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Church members who are involved with healthcare started the Bright Future Health Interest Group in 2019.

Zoom Meeting Info

Zoom Meeting ID: 576 714 6938

Password: BRIGHT

These highlighted professionals explain their “background, information about their career and what they do in their job, and what it takes for students to get to where they are,” said Dr. Brittney Anderson.

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Students can engage with participants, ask questions, and even win gift card prizes for their participation. Each session usually lasts an hour. For more information, send an email to emailing brightfutureshig@gmail.com.

(Source) Press Release sent by Dr. Brittney Anderson. Click here for more from the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry.

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