“I enjoyed seeing another side of optometry” – Association of Optometrists

Optometry student, Alia Hathaf, on the lessons she has learnt from observing special assessment clinics and how it has inspired an interest in research
Alia Hathaf
05 September 2022
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The dream would be to run my own specialised clinic, that has specifically-designed sensory rooms and play
MW: Standard teaching in university courses covers the provision of eye care for able adults and older children. My clinic is essential to raise students’ awareness that there are other groups of people who cannot participate with conventional eye examination techniques. My clinics expose students to the alternative ways of carrying out an eye examination.
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