Primary Eye Care Optometry Residency Program
The mission of the Residency in Primary Care Optometry at Womack Army Medical Center is to provide advanced clinical training for military optometrists with emphasis on ocular disease and trauma, medical / therapeutic contact lens fitting, and primary vision and eye health care, allowing the resident an increased professional capacity to manage a diverse and complex patient population.
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This program is reserved strictly for military optometrists and provides you with an opportunity to gain advanced clinical training and expertise in the areas of ocular disease diagnosis and management, vision rehabilitation, and primary care in a hospital-based setting. You will spend a majority of your time at Womack Army Medical Center, working as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team in providing patient care. You will be provided numerous opportunities to co-manage patients with ophthalmology and perform specialty contact lens fits, as well as co-manage with other specialty clinics within the medical center. Multiple opportunities for continuing education, lectures, and conferences will be provided. A research paper or case report is required, as is a poster presentation at a national optometric meeting. Teaching is another important aspect of this program, with opportunities to become involved in didactic and clinical education of optometry students, optometrists, and other health care providers.