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

December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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