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I swear that to the best of my ability and judgment:

I will practice the art and science of optometry faithfully and conscientiously, and to the fullest of my ability.

I will render my services fully and honestly, and with concern and compassion, and I will strive to see that none shall lack proper vision care.

I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those clinicians and scientists in whose steps I walk, and will gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow.

I will strive to increase my knowledge and broaden my skills throughout my career, so that I am always capable of providing the highest standards of vision care.

I will uphold and honorably promote by example and action the highest standards, ethics and ideals of my chosen profession.

I will remember that I remain a member of society, with special obligations to all my fellow human beings, and will work to expand access to quality care and improve health equity for all communities.

I hereby commit myself to be steadfast in the performance of this my solemn oath and obligation as a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry & Vision Science.