What do all these mean?

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  1. rpames

    rpames Optometrist

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    I was fliping throught web and found an OD with this after his name: OD, F.I.O.S., F.O.C.S., F.N.E.R.F., F.N.A.O. I'm pretty sure I know the first one, but what about the rest?
     
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  3. cpw

    cpw It's a boy !!!
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    They're all fellowships... the most common one is the FAAO which is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. They have a great CE program.

    The other ones sound like specialities... but I'm not sure what they stand for. Most likely he's VERY specialized optometrist.
     
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    Is a fellowship like a post-doc? How do you get one?
     

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