What You Should Know — Optometry Admissions and SCCO

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MBKU Students Deliver Free Care to Underserved in LA County at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

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October 26, 2015

Here’s an example of how MBKU’s optometry students are involved in community service even in their very first year… MBKU’s Southern California College of Optometry doctors administered 1,298 eye exams to those in need at the annual Care Harbor event in Los Angeles.  Care Harbor LA, an annual event that brings together health care providers… Read More ›

Spirit Week and Eye Ball Formal Dance Video

Enjoy this video featuring SCCO’s Spirit Week culminating in the favorite Eye Ball Formal! Highlights of SCCO’s 2nd Annual Spirit Week. The SCCO community is split into 4 teams: Red, Blue, Green, and Gray. Each primary color team consisted of a mix of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-years and the Gray team consisted of 4th-years and… Read More ›

White Coat Ceremony Video

The White Coat Ceremony marks a student’s transition into the study of clinical health sciences. It is a rite-of-passage ritual where students pledge commitment to their future patients, embracing the responsibility associated with being a doctor of optometry. During the ceremony, students receive their white coat and for the first time, recite the Optometric Oath… Read More ›

Special Olympics and MBKU

One of the best aspects of being an optometrist is participation in community service by hosting vision screenings.  Not all healthcare disciplines can provide screening services, partly because their services are not portable, more invasive, or too specialized—not so for optometry.  Optometry affords its practitioners the perfect opportunity to serve the public and fulfill their… Read More ›

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