Chairside

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

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

The Fun Never Ends

If you think you are going to be living on easy street when you retire, I’ve got news for you.
12/15/2020

Family is Family

They’re great and all, but they’ll drive you nuts. And you can’t even escape them at the office.
11/15/2020

Musings Behind the Mask

My PPE is getting to my head, causing more reflection than usual. These notes might just spark something in you, too.
10/15/2020

Upcoming Events

August 5, 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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August 19, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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August 26, 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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