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Two weeks down, I'm back at SCO for my one semester on campus as a 4th year. It is great to see some familiar faces and have the opportunity to learn all I can from the great doctors we have at SCO. Fourth year clinic at The Eye Center is very busy. Every day I am scheduled either in Ocular Disease, Cornea and Contact Lens, Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitation, Primary Care, or Pediatrics. NO CLASS, ALL PATIENT CARE, so it’s pretty great! I’m getting the opportunity to practice the skills that will be covered in Part III of National Boards (which I have coming up in October), including IV and intramuscular injections which we perform on a high tech fake arm. SCO has set up a station in our 4th year lounge to practice injections whenever we have time. I've been trying to practice at least every other day, since practice makes perfect, and it only takes a few minutes. I'm posting a picture of the injectable arm! The most recent additions to The Eye Center is a state-of-the-art minor surgical procedure room with viewing theatre. This will enable students to view some surgeries "in house" at The Eye Center. Also SCO has been busy adding NBEO practice rooms which are set-up with the same equipment we will be using at the NBEO testing center in Charlotte. I'll snap some pictures of these to add soon too! I’m looking forward to keeping you updated on the goings-on at SCO this semester.