Pre-Optometry internship

The position at Eyecon Optometry is a unique position that will give you access to a full scope medical optometry private practice. Optometry has evolved beyond the typical glasses and contact lens that most people know of. We are primary eye care physicians that can diagnose and manage ocular disease. We are able to diagnose and treat eye infections with oral/topical antibiotics. We provide advanced contact lens treatment with scleral contact lens for corneal disease such as Keratoconus and Pellucid Marginal Degeneration. We proudly offer myopia control management with orthokeratology lens and multifocal contact lens.

We will also be available to prep you for your optometry school interviews when the time comes.

1. Internship Goals

a. Understand the importance of private practice optometry

b. Observe the role of optometrist as primary eye care physicians

c. Provide lifelong mentorship to future doctors

d. Improve communication skills with patients and team members

e. Learn skills to jumpstart optometric learning

2. How to apply:

3. Requirements:

a. 6 months commitment, average 10-12 hours a week

b. College student, Pre-optometry focus preferred

c. Motivated, friendly, willing to learn

4 . Program Experience - our goal is to provide a hand-on learning experience. We want you to have the opportunity to interact with and participate in the care of our patients

a. Pretesting

b. Case history

c. Scribing for doctors

d. Mock interviews for optometry school

5. Letters of recommendations upon completion of your internship

6. Option to apply for a part-time position, also available at the end of your internship.

  On a personal note, Dr. Ha was extremely supportive for me in the process of applying to optometry schools. She helped me prepare for interviews and I felt more confident knowing I had such a great experience interning at the type of practice that I hope to one day start. Her practice is very successful and well-run, with all the staff and interns feeling right at home and being able to convey that to patients. Upon entering SUNY, I was so grateful for my time at Eyecon because I had prior knowledge to how pre-testing is conducted, what some ocular diseases were, what a full comprehensive exam entails, and knowledge of dry eye and myopia control. This was able to serve me well in my Optics, Ocular Disease, and Clinical Optometry courses. In addition, since I interacted a great deal with patients, I was already comfortable working with patients when shadowing and scribing at SUNY. Even after completing Dr. Ha’s internship, she continues to be a mentor for me and supports me by regularly checking in on how I am doing at SUNY. This experience was truly so valuable for my optometric career, and I am so grateful that I was able to intern at Eyecon Optometry.   

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CONTACT US
Eyecon Optometry

📞 818-345-2010

📠 818-345-2070

 info@eyeconsee.com

📌 7217 Reseda Blvd.,

     Reseda, CA 91335

Mission Hills

📞    818-361-4020

 Missionhills@eyeconsee.com

📌 15336 Devonshire st., Suite 4, 

        Mission Hills, CA 91345

Mon-Friday: 8:30-5:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Closed : Wednesday, Sunday

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday : 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday-Saturday : 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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