Optometrists in College Station

1109 Rock Prairie Rd Ste 300 College Station, TX 77845

Clinic details:
NPI number of Crystal Vision Center Center is 115272432. This is a unique 10-digit medical identifier that distinguishes providers from other healthcare organizations. The provider’s NPI data may be linked to Medicare and other public health registries.

Megan White, OD is an optometrist in CollegeĀ Crystal Vision Center Optometrists in College Station Station. She is a state-licensed eye care professional who examines, diagnoses, treats, and manages diseases and disorders of the visual system, eyes, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions.

She is an alumna of both the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston College of Optometry. Her education includes a Bachelors of Science & Art degree in Biology, a minor in Theatre & Dance, Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society membership, and an Optometric Merit Award. She enjoys tacos, hiking with her fellow-longhorn-cougar-husband, Cameron, and their blue-heeler, Korra.

“Our team at Crystal Vision Center is proud to be able to offer our community with a high standard of quality in every facet of eye care, from routine annual eye exams and pediatric eye care to the diagnosis and treatment of complex, vision-threatening eye disease. Thank you for visiting our website, and we look forward to serving you!”

Optometrists in college undergo rigorous training to become primary eye care providers. Their expertise extends beyond vision correction to detecting systemic diseases and promoting overall wellness through eye health.

Education and Training

Becoming an optometrist entails completing a Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree program accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE). Additionally, students must pass the Optometry Admission Test (OAT) and fulfill prerequisite coursework in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics.

College Programs

Various colleges and universities offer comprehensive optometry programs designed to equip students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential for clinical practice. These programs cover ocular anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and ocular disease management.

Skills Required

Successful optometry students cultivate a diverse skill set encompassing clinical reasoning, communication, and patient care. Proficiency in diagnostic technologies and a compassionate approach to patient interaction are paramount in delivering quality eye care services.

Clinical Experience

Hands-on clinical experience is integral to the optometry curriculum. Students engage in supervised patient care rotations, gaining exposure to diverse patient populations and clinical settings. These experiences prepare them for the dynamic nature of optometric practice.

Career Opportunities

Optometrists enjoy versatile career opportunities spanning private practice, academia, research, and corporate settings. With the growing demand for eye care services, optometry graduates are well-positioned to make meaningful contributions to the healthcare landscape.