Chairside

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

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

More Lenses, More Problems

If only we could upgrade our patients the way we upgrade our contact lenses.
08/15/2019

Upcoming Events

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)

Register here

October 2-3, 2020

Southwest Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Austin Marriott Downtown
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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October 30-November 1, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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