Tomorrow’s new optometrists are decidedly optimistic about their professional opportunities to make a personal impact on patients’ lives, as evidenced by the new graduates who are part of this “Best in Class 2014” report.

Those students, singled out by their schools, have demonstrated performances above and beyond. They are embracing the clinical advancements and new technologies that are coming into the profession and are acting on their commitments to directly impact patients.

Whether destined for private practice or clinics, continuing their studies and pursuing volunteer activities, the students here represent modern views toward optometry.

This VM Special Feature was underwritten by an unrestricted grant from Essilor USA.