Chairside

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

Whatever Floats Your Goat

I’ve seen a lot in 41 years of practice. This week, I added one more to my misadventures in optometry.
09/15/2020

You’ve Won an Island Getaway!

Just kidding, but working in private practice is more like being on a deserted island than you might think.
08/15/2020

PPE: Tales From the Trenches

These safety measures have proven tricky, but I’ve got a few pointers.
07/15/2020

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

Upcoming Events

October 4, 2020 | October 18, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST | 8:00am-12:15pm PST
Earn 4 LIVE COPE Credits

Register here

October 16-17, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn 12 LIVE COPE Credits 

Register here

November 13-14, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Winter Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn 12 LIVE COPE Credits 

Register here

Jobs

Jobs Powered By Local Eye Site