Location: Omni Eye Services, Atlanta
Program Stipend: $45,000 (13-month program). Eligible for health benefits, and professional liability insurance included.

Four positions available

The Residency in Ocular Disease at Omni Eye Services attracts and selects the best qualified optometric graduates and provides them with concentrated clinical experience and advanced didactic knowledge in secondary care optometry. Training will be provided at a level to allow individuals who complete the program to deliver a high level of secondary eye care, serve as teachers in optometric or other professional environments and serve the profession as experts and leaders in secondary eye care.

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Optometrists in this 13-month program provide advanced clinical care to a diverse and challenging population of adult patients (aged 16 and older) in one of the nation’s leading co-management centers. The Omni Atlanta faculty includes board-certified doctors of optometry and ophthalmology who specialize in anterior and posterior segment disease of the eye. The resident will provide pre- and post-operative care in addition to daily management of ocular disease conditions. The program primarily involves direct patient care by the resident, but exposure to teaching through clinical supervision of staff and students is also incorporated. In order to better develop the residents’ scholarship, a paper suitable for publication is required. Participation in emergency call sharpens the residents’ independent diagnostic and management skills.

Visit the Omni Eye Services residency website to learn more.

Paul Ajamian, OD 
Supervisor, Residency in Ocular Disease at Omni Eye Services, Atlanta
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