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044 Career100-Becoming an Optometrist- An Interview with Jason E. Compton

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In this edition of The Career 100 Podcast, Felicia Gopaul interviews Jason E. Compton, who will be sharing his story, and advice to those aspiring to become Health Care Professionals, particularly Optometrists. Learn more about this career and why this is on the list of the Top 100.

When Jason was younger, he always saw himself having a career in healthcare. Later in life, when he was introduced to Optometry, it was “love at first sight” (forgive the pun). After graduating from college he pursued his career by enrolling in the State University of New York College of Optometry. Upon completion of this graduate program, he then took part in a residency training program at the Wilmington VA Medical Center in Delaware. As he gained experience through his schooling, residency, working in various Opticals, and now working for one of the largest practices in NYC, he soon came to realize he wanted to focus on contact lenses. But would it end there? Jason asks himself, “Could I do more to leave a positive impression within my dear profession? What if I could develop an innovative idea that would benefit the industry for years to come?” This is the drive that lead him to developing The Right Contact

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Listen to what is in store for you in this edition of the Career 100 Podcast. Gather valuable information and learn more about:

– Jason who, as a young child, always wanted to go into healthcare. Listen to his story of how he became an Optometrist and what inspired him
– The different problems that an Optometrist solves
– The common myths and misconceptions about being an Optometrist
– The things he would/ would not do if he were to give his younger self advice
– What gets him up in the morning to serve his clients and what keeps him up at night
– The changes that’s happening in this industry
– Why this career belongs to the Top 100 of the decade

Being an Optometrist is an excellent choice for any young professional especially if you’re considering the Healthcare field. It caters to a lot of people and you have so many options to specialize in. It’s definitely more than just glasses and contact lenses. If you’re eager to learn more about this “world’s best kept secret”, don’t miss this edition of the Career 100 Podcast.

For more information on Jason E. Compton, you can get in touch with him through LinkedIn . You can also visit his website with loads of useful Resources and Information on Contact Lenses, The Right Contact .

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