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Women, leadership, and optometryOver the past several decades, the profession of optometry has experienced a gender shift, which research shows is expected to continue. The most recent industry report estimates the female-to-male ratio among practicing optometrists is projected to grow to 52 percent female and 48 percent male by 20221—an increase from 2 percent female and 98 percent male in the 1960s.
The future of optometry belongs to womenI’m also noticing changes at optometric meetings I attend. First, I see lots of young, fresh faces. While I was never the youngest OD in a crowd, now it seems I’m among the oldest. The second thing I’ve noticed is the ever-growing number of female ODs.
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Women hospitalized more for asthma than menA new study notes that while men and women have similar risk factors for asthma flare-ups, the latter are hospitalized at a greater rate.