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Optometry students are smart, but crazy busy. We love organizing and simplifying the mountain of material on boards into a proven process that reduces stress in the lives of our students.

Dr. Charlotte Ablott

Charlotte graduated from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, MI and completed optometry school at the Illinois College of Optometry. She then finished a residency in Primary Care/Ocular Disease at the Salisbury VA hospital in Salisbury, NC. She is currently working at a private practice near her hometown of Greensboro, NC.

Dr. Rachael Canania

Rachael completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Missouri – Columbia, double majoring in Biology and German. Then, she went on to optometry school in her hometown at the University of Missouri – Saint Louis (UMSL). Go Cardinals. While in school, she was president of the student VOSH chapter and has been on several mission trips to South and Central America to serve underprivileged communities. After school, Rachael completed a residency specializing in Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation at the Kansas City VAMC. She continues to work in the VA system precepting students and residents in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Dinita Cooley

Dinita graduated Summa Cum Laude from Quincy University in Quincy, Illinois with a double major in Biology and Chemistry. She graduated with high honors from University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) College of Optometry and also completed an Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation residency at the Kansas City VA Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Dinita currently works near her home town at SPECS, a primary care private practice in Quincy, Illinois. Dr. Cooley and her husband, Travis, have one daugher, Alexis.

Dr. Ryan Fenska

Ryan graduated from Northeastern State University with a B.S. in Chemistry and completed optometry school at Northeastern State University (NSU) Oklahoma College of Optometry. He currently serves as Assistant Clinical Professor for NSU Oklahoma College of Optometry working directly with 3rd and 4th year optometry students. Dr. Fenska was honored as Outstanding Clinical Professor by the Oklahoma College of Optometry graduating class of 2014. Dr. Fenska and his wife, Kristen, are blessed with 4 children.

Dr. Steve Gildersleeve

Steve graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln with a degree in Biological Sciences and then went on to complete optometry school at the Southern California College of Optometry where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. While at SCCO he was recognized as best in his class in both primary care and ocular disease diagnosis and management. He also scored in the top 1% in the nation on NBEO parts 1 and 2. As a 4th year Steve was one of 5 students nationally to receive the Heart of America Contact Lens Society student grant given to young leaders in the profession. Dr. Gildersleeve completed a hospital-based ocular disease residency at the Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, NM and currently practices at Eyes On Lincoln, his family practice in Lincoln NE.

Dr. Jordan Keith

FAAO, DIP ABO

Jordan Keith graduated from Minot State University in Minot, ND with a B.A. in biology and completed optometry school at Pacific University College of Optometry near Portland, OR. At his graduation from optometry school he was presented with the Dean’s Award, the highest honor in his class. He then completed a residency in ocular disease at the Kansas City VA Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. Following residency, Dr. Keith joined the full-time faculty at the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) in Chicago, IL where he taught optometry students and saw patients at the Illinois Eye Institute. His passion for education was acknowledged by receiving six teaching awards from the students. After five years at ICO, Dr. Keith joined the Eye Care Center, a group optometry private practice in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.

Dr. Amanda Williamson

Amanda graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a degree in biology. She then graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry, where she served as president of UHCO’s Fellowship of Christian Optometrists. Amanda is passionate about helping optometry students and had the opportunity to serve as a teaching assistant for four semesters during optometry school. Amanda and her husband reside in his hometown of Fredericksburg,Texas, where she practices in a group practice setting.

Dr. Maria Pribis

FAAO, DIP ABO

Maria graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Psychology. She graduated with high honors from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. While in optometry school she was president of SOSH and a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. She completed an ocular disease residency at the Baltimore VA hospital. During this time, she rotated through Johns Hopkins cornea and specialty contact lens clinics. Additionally, Maria was named Connecticut’s young optometrist of the year in early 2015. She is the founder of OcularPrime.com, a website focused on patient education and is currently in private practice in Stamford, CT where she specializes in ocular surface disease and contact lenses.

Dr. Bobby Saenz

Bobby graduated summa cum laude from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX with a degree in biochemistry. He then graduated summa cum laude with a dual OD/MS degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry, where he spent his time researching non invasive imaging to aid in the diagnosis and management of multiple sclerosis and idiopathic intracranial hypertension. After Optometry school, Bobby completed a residency in refractive surgery and ocular disease at the Eye Center of Texas in Houston, TX. Bobby has a passion for missions. While he was in optometry school he was able to help provide eye care for multiple trips to Mexico and Panama. Bobby is currently the Clinic Director at Parkhurst Nuvision, a referral based, integrated eye care clinic in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Erin Keim

Erin graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern College of Optometry after receiving her B.S. in Biology from Elon University in North Carolina. She earned numerous honors recognizing her academic and clinical excellence. Additionally, she held multiple leadership roles both institutionally and nationally, and was named ‘Who’s Who in Optometry’ upon graduating. She completed her clinical studies at Lovell Federal Healthcare Center in North Chicago, The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry, and with James Cornetta and Associates in Portsmouth, VA. She practices in a group setting in Pittsburgh, PA., with special interests and training in the areas of vision therapy and binocular vision, neuro-rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury, as well as ocular disease with an emphasis on systemic health.

Dr. Emma Wilhite Scott

Emma graduated magma cum laude from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology. She started her optometric training at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Optometry and will graduate with honors in 2018. Emma has served as Vice President of Beta Sigma Kappa and the American Optometric Student Association. As Vice President of SVOSH, she has gone on several Remote Area Medical trips in the Southeast & an international trip to Belize which provided unforgettable experiences. She’s a member of Gold Key International Honor Society & currently serves as the National Liaison for Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation. In 2015, she became a Student Fellow of Academy and has been on the Dean’s List with Honors since 2014. This year, she was selected by UABSO faculty to receive the distinguished Faculty of Optometry & Vision Sciences Student Scholarship for her dedicated service to the school and community.

Dr. Andreas Zacharopoulos

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Andreas graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Chemistry and a Minor in Biomedical Physics. From there, Andreas started optometry school at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, where he will graduate in May of 2019. He is ranked #1 in his class in both grades and NBEO Part 1 scores. Andreas will complete his clinical studies at the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC, as well as the VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, FL, and then pursue a residency. Andreas is currently training with various KMK team members before taking on the role as a KMK instructor in mid-2019. In his free time, Andreas likes to play soccer and go to the beach.

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Tested & Proven 3 Phase Optometry Boards Review Process

Summer has finally ended and you’re back in the grind of optometry classes, labs, and seeing patients in clinic.  Although the Part 1 NBEO® exam is several months away in March, the time to start preparing is now!  Each year, we see a trend of successful students...

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KMK Optometry is the #1 board review course available in Optometry.  We have been trusted by over 20,000 Optometry students to help them pass their Part 1 and Part 2 board exams. For the last 7 years, over 98% of Optometry students have used KMK Optometry to help them dominate their boards.

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Core $695

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KMK Core provides access to the Part 1 boards review essentials and includes access to the KMK Campus Connect Live lecture.

 

Used by 7% of the nation.

 

Part 1 Structured Course  There are over 1200 items on the NBEO Part 1 matrix spanning 18 different subjects. Where do you start? Just click play. Our online infrastructure guides you through each subject in order from most to least important.

Part 1 Review Textbook Set Our textbooks simplify the study process by organizing over 1200 items on the Part 1 matrix in one place for efficient review.

Part 1 Live Lectures Say hello to Optometry's students favorite Part 1 review feature. 30+ hours of LIVE lecture are offered at every Optometry school in the nation.

36.5+ Online On-Demand Video Library Online, on-demand videos coach you through all 18 subjects on the NBEO® exam.

Part 1 Interactive Flashcards Perfect for 'on the go' studying in the KMK.Go. App. Includes 1200 flashcards and multi-response flashcards with ability to toggle between basic and advanced difficulty.

6 Part 1 Level Mock Exams (Evolve) Includes 6 mock exams with the exact number of questions and breakdown as the actual NBEO® Part 1 exam. Exams build in difficulty and include gamification feature to unlock next level.

Part 1 Precise Practice® Questions Includes 42 exams that target 14 subject areas with over 2,000 total questions. Each quiz contains three levels of difficulty to help you level up in each subject area provided. Includes explanation of correct/incorrect answers for each question.

KMKGo. App (LTE) Study 'on the go' with a Part 1 app that includes 36+ hours of online videos, 1200+ flashcards, 4000 test questions for efficient Part 1 review. Available in the iOS Apple Play Store or Google Play Store.

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KMK Plus bundles all of KMK Core and adds the new KMK Part 2 course. Plus plan users enjoy $130 in savings when they bundle.

Used by 50% of the nation.

Part 1 & Part 2 Structured Course The most challenging part of boards for most students is where to start. Just login to KMK and click play. Our online infrastructure automatically guides you through each subject area for Part 1 and Part 2 in order from most to least important.

Part 1 & Part 2 Review Textbook Bundle Our textbooks simplify the study process by organizing over 2000 items on the NBEO® matrix for Part 1 and Part 2 in one place for efficient review.

Part 1 Live Lectures Say hello to Optometry's students favorite Part 1 review feature. 30+ hours of LIVE lecture are offered at every Optometry school in the nation.

56+ Online On-Demand Video Library Online, on-demand videos are included in all KMK course packages for Part 1 and Part 2. Part 1 includes 36+ hours and Part 2 includes 20+ hours.

Part 1 & Part 2 Interactive Flashcards Perfect for 'on the go' studying in the KMK.Go. App. 1800 total flashcards are included with Part 1 and Part 2. Includes multi-response flashcards.

6 Part 1 Level Mock Exams (Evolve) Includes 6 mock exams with the exact number of questions and breakdown as the actual NBEO Part 1 exam. Exams build in difficulty and include gamification feature to unlock next level of difficulty.

Part 1 & Part 2 Precise Practice® Questions Includes 42 exams that target 14 subject areas with over 2,000 total questions relevant to Part 1 and Part 2 topic areas. Each quiz contains three levels of difficulty to help you level up in each subject area provided. Includes explanation of correct/incorrect answers for each question.

Diagnostic Summary Outlines Includes simple, but comprehensive summaries for OCT, Topography, rNFL, Visual Field, and Laboratory Testing review.

Part 2 TMOD Only Section TMOD stands for Treatment & Management of Ocular Disease and covers up to 33% of your Part 2 questions. To successfully pass Part 2, you need to pass the overall Part 2 exam & TMOD. Since TMOD is crucial for Part 2 success, we have an entire area of our Part 2 course focused on TMOD.

Part 2 Pharmacology Exam Difficult exam developed specifically for TMOD review by one of Optometry's leading experts in Pharmacology, Dr. Jimmy Bartlett. Explanations of correct/incorrect answer choices are available for each question.

Part 2 Image Gallery Powered By Instagram® A major challenge of Part 2 is being able to correctly identify an ocular disease condition that a student has rarely, if ever, seen in clinic. Say hello to KMKs latest innovation, the Part 2 Image Gallery Powered by Instagram®. You now have access to 500+ images in the palm of your hand.

Part 2 Level Mini Case Exams According to the NBEO® matrix, your Part 2 exam will consist of 45-55 Full Cases, 15-20 solo items and 15-25 Mini Cases. These exams were created to mimic the Mini Case portion of your exam. Each case includes one image with explanations of correct/incorrect answers.

Part 2 Level Full Case Exams If you only had time to take practice tests in one area of KMK Part 2 - this is the area to dominate! These cases are written and peer reviewed by experts across the country for all areas on the Part 2 exam. All cases are divided into three levels based on difficulty.

KMKGo. App (FULL) Plus access puts even more power at your finger tips. Study 'on the go' with an app that is fully loaded with Part 1 and Part 2 content. Includes 56+ hours of online videos, 1800+ flashcards, and 6000 test questions for efficient Part 1 and Part 2 review. Available in the iOS Apple Play Store or Google Play Store.

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(Limited Course Capacity)   The Signature course is the answer to an increasingly difficult exam and busy Optometry student lifestyles.   Proven to increase board scores by 11.8%.

Used by 41% of the nation. 

Part 1 & Part 2 Structured Course The most challenging part of boards for most students is where to start. Just login to KMK and click play. Our online infrastructure automatically guides you through each subject area for Part 1 and Part 2 in order from most to least important.

Part 1 & Part 2 Review Textbook Bundle Our textbooks simplify the study process by organizing over 2000 items on the NBEO® matrix for Part 1 and Part 2 in one place for efficient review.

Part 1 Live Lectures Say hello to Optometry's students favorite Part 1 review feature. 30+ hours of LIVE lecture are offered at every Optometry school in the nation.

86+ Online On-Demand Video Library Online, on-demand videos are included in all KMK course packages for Part 1, Part 2 and all Advanced courses.

Part 1 & Part 2 Interactive Flashcards Perfect for 'on the go' studying in the KMK.Go. App. 1800 total flashcards are included with Part 1 and Part 2. Includes multi-response flashcards and ability to toggle between basic and advanced levels of difficulty.

6 Part 1 Level Mock Exams (Evolve) Includes 6 mock exams with the exact number of questions and breakdown as the actual NBEO Part 1 exam. Exams build in difficulty and include gamification feature.

Part 1 & Part 2 Precise Practice® Questions Includes 42 exams that target 14 subject areas with over 2,000 total questions relevant to Part 1 and Part 2 topic areas. Each quiz contains three levels of difficulty to help you level up in each subject area provided.

1,000+ New Review Questions Signature includes access to 750+ questions within the Crash Course and exclusive access to 250+ review questions within the Streamcast® sessions. Streamcast® questions are streamed in the LIVE Streamcast® sessions with student polling for immediate feedback.

Part 1 Daily Guided Study Plan Starting on October 1st, Signature students follow a fully digital schedule that automatically guides students through all boards content 3x. The daily schedule organizes everything, including exact dates for the Booster Course, Crash Course, KMK Streamcast® sessions and when to take each of the 6 Mock Exams for Part 1.

10+ Hours Additional Live Review Gain 10+ additional hours to Optometry's students favorite Part 1 board review feature through KMK Streamcast® sessions. Topics are fast-paced, 1 hour in length, and include topics like 'The Top 25 Pharm Drugs.'

Access to KMK Streamcast® LIVE Exclusive to Signature students. Includes additional hours of LIVE KMK lecture through live streaming and on-demand options straight to your digital device. Sessions are streamed LIVE, once per week, in the last 10 weeks leading up to the exam. Each session is recorded and available on-demand for later review. Q/A time and live polling questions are included in each session.

5+ Hours Signature Video On-Demand The most viewed Signature sessions by past Optometry students have been condensed into a greatest hits library referred to as Signature Video On-Demand. These highlights are available online, on-demand, and include a 20 page VOD book to summarize the most critical points in the videos.

4 Hour On-Demand Optics Course Included as part of the Booster Course series. In this 4 hour booster we attack the topics in Optics that students struggle with the most. Emphasis is on working problems, problems, and more problems.

6 Hour On-Demand Anatomy/Disease Course Included as part of the Booster Course series. Over the past 10 years, we have learned that students who fail boards struggle in the three areas covered within the Booster Course. These online videos cover advanced topics within Ocular Anatomy & Ocular Disease.

5 Hour On-Demand Pharmacology Course Included as part of the Booster Course series. Over the past 10 years, we have learned that students who fail boards struggle in the three areas covered within the Booster Course. These online videos cover advanced topics within Ocular & General Pharmacology.

70+ Page Custom Diagram Textbook Includes the most organized and advanced diagrams ever created by KMK. 70+ full color custom diagrams, flow charts, summary tables, and pictures are branded into one textbook and delivered within the KMK Booster Course.

20+ Hour KMK Crash Course® (Part 1) Final, on-demand, video review that presents every topic on boards one last time. Featuring additional questions and content coaching.

Part 2 TMOD Only Section TMOD stands for Treatment & Management of Ocular Disease and covers up to 33% of your Part 2 questions. To successfully pass Part 2, you need to pass the overall Part 2 exam & TMOD. Since TMOD is crucial for Part 2 success, we have an entire area of our Part 2 course focused.

Part 2 Pharmacology Exam Difficult exam developed specifically for TMOD review by one of Optometry's leading experts in Pharmacology, Dr. Jimmy Bartlett. Explanations of correct/incorrect answer choices are available for each question.

Part 2 Image Gallery Powered By Instagram® A major challenge of Part 2 is being able to correctly identify an ocular disease condition that a student has rarely, if ever, seen in clinic. Say hello to KMK's latest innovation, the Part 2 Image Gallery Powered by Instagram®. You now have access to 500+ images in the palm of your hand.

Part 2 Level Mini Case Exams According to the NBEO® matrix, your Part 2 exam will consist of 45-55 Full Cases, 15-20 solo items and 15-25 Mini Cases. These exams were created to mimic the Mini Case portion of your exam. Each case includes one image with explanations of correct/incorrect answers.

Part 2 Level Full Case Exams If you only had time to take practice tests in one area of KMK Part 2, this is the area to dominate! These cases are written and peer reviewed by experts across the country for all areas on the Part 2 exam. All cases are divided into three levels based on difficulty. Start with Level 1 cases and earn a 70% or higher to unlock Level 2. After you complete a level, review your results in the dashboard and view and save explanations for incorrect/correct answers.

10+ Hour KMK Crash Course® (Part 2) Final, on-demand video review course designed to help you dominate cases over and over again.

KMKGo. App (ADVANCED) The most advanced version of the KMKGo. App brings all the advanced courese and study plan direct to your device.

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