Hopewell, NJ – Biomedical sciences student of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Sekela Mwantembe, recently shadowed multiple doctors at Matossian Eye Associates for the month of March to learn about the field of optometry.
His interest in optometry stems from a curiosity on how the eye works. Additionally, learning that the cornea is one of the fastest healing parts of the human body reinforced Sekela’s interest in going into the field of optometry.
While shadowing at Matossian Eye, Sekela observed how comprehensive eye exams are performed, how technicians interact with patients, how to test patients for symptoms, how to best answer patients’ questions, and how to use some of the advanced technological equipment at Matossian Eye Associates (MEA). Regarding his visit, Sekela stated, “I didn’t realize how much goes into taking care of the human eye. Having the chance to shadow multiple doctors in each sub-specialty at MEA was a great experience, and, perhaps, something more important that I care about greatly, is how much the doctors and technicians truly cared for their patients’ wellbeing. That’s one thing I will always remember about my experience at MEA. I believe that people may not remember exactly what was done for them, but they will always remember how you made them feel. Matossian Eye Associates is a great representation of that.”
Matossian Eye Associates gladly welcomes interested students to observe our doctors.