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Latinos en Optometry


Doctors of Optometry are essential health care providers. How do you become an Optometrist? What opportunities are there for growth?

Helping patients restore their vision

Road to Optometry Webinar 6

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 8:00 PM 9:00 PM (ET)


Karen G. Carrasquillo, OD, PHD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA is Senior Vice President of Clinical and Professional Affairs at BostonSight, a nonprofit eye healthcare organization and research center dedicated to saving sight and improving quality of life for patients. In her current role, she leads the BostonSight Needham Clinic team of doctors, contributes to innovation and new product development, and engages eye care professionals around the globe through educational and speaking opportunities.  In addition, she is an adjunct clinical professor at the New England College of Optometry and an adjunct clinical professor at the school of optometry, MCPHS University.

Gabriela Estrada, an Ophthalmic Technician, and a Research Coordinator at Forefront Eyecare talks with Dr. Carrasquillo about what led her to Optometry and how she became interested in scleral lenses and the treatment of ocular surface diseases.


Vision and eye care are critical to maintaining eye health and preventing visual impairment.

Communicating effectively with patients who speak different languages is essential in healthcare.