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.

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.
My Friend, The Spaceman

My Friend, The Spaceman

August 09, 2016
Last month, on the 47th anniversary of the moon landing, I had the pleasure of introducing VSP Global employees to my good friend and NASA astronaut Mike Massimino. Mike (aka Mass) and I met 36 years ago during freshman orientation at Columbia University.
Opto-Camp Gives Prospective Students a Taste of Optometry

Opto-Camp Gives Prospective Students a Taste of Optometry

August 08, 2016
I’m the first in my family to attend college, and I had a lot of questions about my undergraduate choices and decisions as well as what I might do as a career after graduating. The University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry’s Opto-Camp ...
Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List

August 01, 2016
This summer, I have three books that I am reading for the first time or re-reading. As you’ll see, they are not typical summer getaway reads, and coincidentally, they all have technology or science as their foundation.
Coming Up With Outside-the-Box Solutions

Coming Up With Outside-the-Box Solutions

July 21, 2016
Ideas are everywhere. Think of all of the ideas that you've had in the last week, day, or even in last 30 seconds as you're reading this blog. Ideas are created or thought of because there’s a solution needed for an issue you're trying to resolve.  ...
A Lifetime of Inspiration

A Lifetime of Inspiration

July 12, 2016
We experience uniquely great things about our profession: my favorite being the significant impact we have on a person's health, visual happiness, and ultimately, his/her quality of life. Day-to-day we experience the gratitude and appreciation of our ...
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