Getting Started as an Optometrist in New York

Oct 23, 2013
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This article will talk about how you can get started as an optometrist in New York from getting your license, to malpractice insurance and finding jobs.

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This article will talk about how to get started as an optometrist in New York State.  It's a step-by-step guide showing you steps to get your optometry license upon graduation and passing NBEO Parts I, II, and III.  In addition, I will discuss getting malpractice insurance and show you a few places you can start looking for jobs!

Step 1: Getting your license

Step 2: Getting malpractice insurance

Step 3: Finding jobs

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About Quy Nguyen, O.D.

Quy Nguyen grew up in the Bay Area in California and attended the University of California at Berkeley where he received a Bachelors in Integrative Biology. He obtained his Doctor of Optometry from the SUNY State College of Optometry in 2013. He currently works for an ophthalmology practice in Richmond Hill, NY and at Wyckoff Hospital in Brooklyn. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, being outdoors, reading non-fiction books, traveling and volunteering.