Canadian Association of Optometry Students (CAOS)

Welcome to the NextGen OD Section of Eye Care Business Canada!
Proudly supporting the Canadian Association of Optometry Students 

We’ve created this new space with content specifically for recent Optometry grads in their first few years of practice and Canadian Optometry Students studying in Canada or USA.


NextGen OD Canada Reaffirms Commitment to the Future of Optometry with CAOS Sponsorship

NextGEN OD Canada reaffirms its support of Canadian Optometry students for 2023-2024. Sponsors APERTURE student writing contest and major event in March 2024.

Unveiling NextGEN Hybrid Meeting 2024: Your Optometry Future Awaits!

Hosted by Eye Care Business Canada in collaboration with NextGEN Student Ambassadors, this event promises to be an invaluable information and networking event for Canadian OD students.

FYihealth Group Announces Trevor Bartlett as New COO

FYihealth announces the addition of Trevor Bartlett as COO overseeing the group’s Operations, Retail Optical, Product, Supply Chain, and Marketing.

OGS Earns Four-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Optometry Giving Sight has earned a 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for strong financial health, ongoing accountability and transparency, designating OGS a an official “Give with Confidence” charity.

Enhancing Vision and Changing Lives Through a Partnership-based Business Model

Discover the transformative power of a Specsavers partnership through the inspiring stories of Dr. Stephanie Kwan, OD, and Rachel Perez, Optician, at new Ontario location.

Academy New Orleans: The New Grad Experience

Jenny Lee, OD 2023, shares her experience at Academy New Orleans, the largest annual optometry conference in North America.

Explore More  NextGEN OD

  • Career Options

    Explore the career options available to new ODs - everything from tips on a greenfield independent startup to franchising opportunities, at any stage of your career.

  • PathFinders

    Outstanding new ODs are forging their path after graduation. Gain insights from their experiences shared here.

  • Perspectives

    Young leaders sharing their point of view, helping to shape the future of the profession.

  • Sponsors

    NextGen OD sponsors help make this resource possible. Industry partnerships are vital to a thriving profession. Take a few minutes to view their contributions, offers and insights.

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