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Jot It All Down

Looking back at memories of family and patients is priceless.
06/15/2024

Focus on You

Don’t get distracted by all the hubbub.
05/15/2024

What's Your Plan?

Make patients see better. It should be as simple as that.
04/15/2024

Platitudes, Schmatitudes

Listening, learning and being yourself leads to success.
03/15/2024

My Favorite Patients

Kids, dads, gamers, know-it-alls—I just love them.
02/15/2024

Pick Up the Phone

When a prospective patient calls your office, answer the ringer and be pleasant. It’s not hard.
01/15/2024

Unhappy Birthday

More trips around the sun means more chances for your patients to develop the dreaded presbyopia.
12/15/2023

What’s Your Policy?

If something happened with a patient but isn’t written on their chart, it didn’t happen.
11/15/2023

Use Your Turn Signals

Don’t make assumptions and cut to the chase with your patients, even when they don’t properly use theirs.
10/11/2023

Stress Less, YAWMAO More

Use this catchphrase in your next crazy encounter.
09/15/2023

Upcoming Events

June 26, 2024

Patient-Centered Communications: Practical Strategies for Discussing EVO ICL
Location: Virtual
Presenters: George Waring, IV, MD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Webinar: 6:00pm PT

Sponsored by STAAR Surgical

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September 8, 2024

Ocular Surface Symposium
Location: Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Presenter:  Paul Karpecki, OD

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November 15-17, 2024

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care and Intrepid Eye Society's Fall Conference
Location: Grand Hyatt Nashville
Co-Chairs: Paul Karpecki, OD,  and Selina McGee, OD

Register here