as EYE SEE it

An optical industry blog sharing thoughts, tips, and tools from eye care influencers, As Eye See It offers an inside look into the past, present and future of what drives the industry.

A Vision For Vision Care

November 30, 2016
Has this ever happened to you? A family that has been patients of mine for many years—mom, dad, and the three kids—recently came in for their annual eye examinations. We had a very pleasant conversation about a recent vacation, how the kids were ...
Inspiration Is All Around Us

Inspiration Is All Around Us

November 18, 2016
Thanksgiving is a time to acknowledge the blessings in our lives. It is a time to say thanks for all of the opportunities we have been given and the people in our lives. Here are a few of the things I am grateful this year.
Undercover Boss

Undercover Boss

November 03, 2016
I recently finished a 71.5 mile hike along the Camino de Santiago in Spain with my good friend Bill Barkeley. We hiked over 14 miles each day – uphill, downhill and at times, in pouring rain. The physical demands were undeniably harder than I anticipated and the most enjoyable part was the time I spent with fellow VSP employees.
Creating a Welcoming Culture in Your Optometric Practice

Creating a Welcoming Culture in Your Optometric Practice

October 31, 2016
Independent optometrists are often looking for a competitive edge to help drive patients to our front door. However, that is only part of the challenge we face in private practice. Once patients actually make it to the door, we have to find ways to ...
Using Sports to Reach Your Patients

Using Sports to Reach Your Patients

October 24, 2016
Finally. The kids are back in school, phew! We made it through another summer with minimal bloodshed, despite the incessant adolescent fighting. This time of year is so peaceful to me—quiet house, crisp and cool fall weather, back-to-school rush at ...
New Season, New Practice

New Season, New Practice

October 10, 2016
As the leaves start to change color outside and fall emerges, it's a good idea to look inside your practice and see if there are any leaves that need to be turned. After the back-to-school rush, it's easy to settle into a routine and lose sight of the ...
Picking Up the Pieces After Louisiana Floods

Picking Up the Pieces After Louisiana Floods

September 26, 2016
The Amite River, which is located several miles from our home and about a mile from our office in Denham Springs, crested 5 feet higher than ever recorded in history, creating unprecedented flooding of homes and businesses.
71.5 Miles to the Finish

71.5 Miles to the Finish

September 09, 2016
As I write this blog, I’m on my way to Sarria, a small town in northwestern Spain, to meet up with Bill Barkeley for the final week of his hike along the Camino de Santiago.
Swinging for the Fences

Swinging for the Fences

August 29, 2016
I recently volunteered at a Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy event, supported by VSP Global. My most memorable patient was a fifth-grade girl who never had an eye exam. She was uncorrected at 20/200 in each eye. After the exam, I witnessed her seeing clearly for the first time. Her reaction? An ear-to-ear smile.
1 2 326
Showing 110 of 253 Items