Profiles in Excellence

The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes

John Lennon’s optometrist looks back at his most famous patient. Strange days, indeed.
10/15/2011

Working in a Coal Mine

The worst day I’ve ever had as an optometrist is a thousand times better than the best day I ever had in the coal mines.
12/27/2010

Eye to Eye with Dr. Oliver Sacks

His new book explores sensory loss and abilities found—including his own loss of vision to eye cancer.
12/09/2010

Age Deying Career Makover

In her 30s Edie Bowman grounded her hot air balloon career and decided to pursue a new profession: optometry
05/19/2003

The Academic Who Lives by Lombardi

From volunteering to teaching, Linda Casser commits her life to excellence.
04/22/2003

The Long and Winding Road Private Practice

After a diverse career, Dr. Patricia Keech finally goes solo.
03/18/2003

Going for The Goals

This hard-working doctor sets her sights high, but still keeps her feet on the ground.
02/18/2003

Kicking in The Doors of Prejudice

Dr. Paula Newsome is now putting up doors in a $2 million practice in downtown Charlotte, N.C.
01/20/2003

Upcoming Events

June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: The Palm Nashville, TN
Presenters: Nora Lee Cothran, OD, and Walter Whitley, OD, MBA
Time: 6:15pm CT

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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June 20, 2024

Current Thinking in Dry Eye Disease: Contemporary Perspectives on a Complex Condition
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: David Kading, OD, and Jessilin Quint, OD
Program: 7
:00pm CT

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June 21, 2024

SYFOVRE (pegcetacoplan injection) What every OD should know
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: Steven Ferrucci, OD, and Lucas Lindsell, OD, MD
Presentation: 7:00pm CT

Sponsored by Apellis

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