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

Hiatus From Home

Looking for a getaway? There are so many places to go and people to see; you just need to know where to start.

Chart It Like You Mean It

Writing it down doesn’t automatically make it true, but—trust me—you’re better off for it.

The COVID Puppy Bandwagon

I too couldn’t resist and hopped on it.

There’s a Drop For That

These ocular meds are a hot commodity for both patients and practitioners.

The New New

More and more people are getting vaccinated—you know what that means.

Looking to Be a Trendsetter? Yeah, Me Too

I may not have a million followers on Instagram—or even have an account—but I do know a thing or two about things.

Let’s Take a Gander at Gaps

We all have them in our schedules—worse now than ever. Don’t deny it.

New Year, New Me

COVID-19 has spared me thus far, so I guess it’s time I start living my best life.

Shout-out to the Staffers

Don’t forget these key things in the struggle to help us doctors appear more competent than we are.

Scrubs: the Clothes, Not the Benchwarmers

There have been a lot of firsts over the past year, so I decided why not mix up my wardrobe?

Upcoming Events

October 28, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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November 4, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
Speakers: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO and Blake Cooper, MD, MPH, FACS
Dinner/Presentation 7:00–8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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November 10, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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