Explore more Explore more SHARE EXPERIENCES Learn and share experiences in a rich multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment. Explore more SHARE EXPERIENCES Learn and share experiences in a rich multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment. Explore more practice Practice in a system of specialty clinics such as pediatrics and infant’s vision, vision therapy, low vision, specialty contact lenses, prosthetic eyes, and electrodiagnosis. Explore more practice Practice in a system of specialty clinics such as pediatrics and infant’s vision, vision therapy, low vision, specialty contact lenses, prosthetic eyes, and electrodiagnosis. Explore more ENJOY Enjoy the natural environment of a beautiful tropical island with many miles of beautiful beaches and mountains. Explore more ENJOY Enjoy the natural environment of a beautiful tropical island with many miles of beautiful beaches and mountains. Explore more ACCREDITED Study in an optometric institution fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education. Explore more ACCREDITED Study in an optometric institution fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education. Explore more CARING ENVIRONMENT Learn in a caring environment with relatively small classes so that you can ask questions and improve your learning. Explore more CARING ENVIRONMENT Learn in a caring environment with relatively small classes so that you can ask questions and improve your learning. Explore more ADVANTAGE Have a great advantage to develop your practice and increase your work opportunities. Explore more ADVANTAGE Have a great advantage to develop your practice and increase your work opportunities. Explore more Bilingual Become a bilingual (English/Spanish) optometrist to serve the needs of the growing Hispanic population of the United States and the world. Explore more Bilingual Become a bilingual (English/Spanish) optometrist to serve the needs of the growing Hispanic population of the United States and the world. Explore more

 

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The School of Optometry at Inter American University of Puerto Rico offers a bilingual Doctor of Optometry Degree Program dedicated to achieving excellence in clinical eye care. Some of our highlights are:
 

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Why Study Optometry?

Know the facts and benefits… Novel methods. Medical treatments are ever-evolving, which makes Optometry an exciting and dynamic area to be involved in.

Our Students Says…

While in IAUPR, School of Optometry, she had the opportunity to evaluate and diagnose a diverse diseased population in many cities in Puerto Rico. As part of the program, she provided primary eye care to veterans in Temple Texas VA Hospital.

Once graduated, she did an Ocular Disease/ Primary Eye Care Residency in John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center after which she became the inaugural Fellow of Surgery affiliated through the University of Incarnate Word Rosenburg, School of Optometry in San Antonio, Texas.

Katherine Dronka

OD, ABCMO

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Mission

Our mission is to educate, develop and train, within a bilingual environment and supported by committed and competent collaborators, a diverse student population from Puerto Rico, the United States and the rest of the world, to become Doctors of Optometry who are knowledgeable, skilled and ethical primary health providers, dedicated to community service. We will promote lifelong learning and provide support services to the profession in and outside Puerto Rico through high-quality technologies while maintaining the financial viability of the program.

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