Chairside

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

Signing Your Life Away

Here are some fun ways to present informed consent to your patients.
08/15/2023

Recheck, Remake, Repeat

Here’s what I’ve learned from the annual glasses-check patients. You’re welcome.
07/15/2023

You Say Weakness, I Say Strength

The two might just be one and the same.
06/15/2023

Put Your Foot Down

Arguably the most important organ, your feet deserve all the care in the world if they’re going to carry you around it.
05/15/2023

Upcoming Events

February 28, 2024

The Anti-evaporative Piece of the Dry Eye Rx Eye Drop Puzzle
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse
Presenter: Paul M. Karpecki, OD
Presentation
: 7:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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February 29, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: Ruth's Chris Steak House
Presenter: Michael Chaglasian, OD
Presentation
: 7:15pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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March 6, 2024

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Jennifer Loh, MD, and Damon Dierker, OD
Webinar: 7:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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