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Doodling to Become Debt-Free

By Staff

Monday, October 8, 2018 3:53 PM

Earlier this summer, Nicole Nguyen, OD, says that she saw her cousin using an Apple Pencil when inspiration struck. Dr. Nguyen, who says that she’s loved doodling ever since she was young, decided to invest in her own Apple Pencil to use on her iPad so she could develop eye care-related doodles. Dr. Nguyen focused in on educational pieces that ODs could display in their offices—such as Five Reasons Why You Should Avoid “Affordable” Online Contacts and Diabetes In Your Eyes. Then she launched her Instagram page (@eye_scribbles) to showcase her hand-drawn customized optometry artwork to see if there was any interest in the profession. She was pleased to see her following grow quite quickly, and that’s when she knew she needed a marketplace for her work. See how this OD got creative when it came to paying off her student loans in this feature from Women In Optometry. Read More.
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