Chairside

Witty and insightful commentary on optometric practice from long-time humor columnist Montgomery Vickers, OD.

Masks Up, Shields Up

Keeping everyone safe during COVID-19 might kill some much-needed brain cells in the process.
06/15/2020

Time is on My Side

If there’s one thing certain about a global pandemic, it is this: Nothing is actually certain, ever.
05/15/2020

Can’t Touch This

We are all finding out how much time is too much time with the kids—and how to doomsday shop.
04/15/2020

The Rebate Racket

Whoever thought asking patients to mail in proof-of-purchase to get money back on their contact lenses was a good idea?
03/15/2020

Happy Optometrist Day

Every day is worth celebrating, but some are more special than others.
02/15/2020

Survey Says…

Online polls can be fun, especially when you get to make up the questions.
01/15/2020

What is It About 20-somethings?

Patients want to be able to see their Instagram posts, not your OCT readouts.
12/15/2019

Optometry, Shakespearean Style

The bard’s words still apply to our daily nuisances, don’t you think?
11/15/2019

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Sometimes it’s worth hauling your phoropter over to a new building, if only for a little exercise.
10/15/2019

Choose Your Words Carefully

Your team needs a rallying cry. Since “Remember the Alamo” is taken, it’s time to get creative.
09/15/2019

Upcoming Events

July 7, 2020

AI Meets OD: How Machine Learning is Impacting Optometry and its Treatment of Digital Eyestrain and Headaches
Location:
Virtual Event
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers:  Timothy D. Fries, OD, MBA; Carol B. Nelson, MD; Aric Plumley

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July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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