Chairside

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.
10/15/2021

Chart It Like You Mean It

Writing it down doesn’t automatically make it true, but—trust me—you’re better off for it.
09/15/2021

The COVID Puppy Bandwagon

I too couldn’t resist and hopped on it.
08/15/2021

There’s a Drop For That

These ocular meds are a hot commodity for both patients and practitioners.
07/15/2021

The New New

More and more people are getting vaccinated—you know what that means.
06/15/2021

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.
05/15/2021

Let’s Take a Gander at Gaps

We all have them in our schedules—worse now than ever. Don’t deny it.
04/15/2021

New Year, New Me

COVID-19 has spared me thus far, so I guess it’s time I start living my best life.
03/15/2021

Shout-out to the Staffers

Don’t forget these key things in the struggle to help us doctors appear more competent than we are.
02/15/2021

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?
01/15/2021

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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