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.

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Swinging for the Fences

By Keith Smithson, OD | 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.

Opto-Camp Gives Prospective Students a Taste of Optometry

By Joan Castaneda | 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 ...
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Coming Up With Outside-the-Box Solutions

By Ryan Wineinger, OD | 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.  ...
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A Lifetime of Inspiration

By Stephanie Kirschbaum, OD | 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 ...

SOLutioN: Learning From the Future of Private Practice

By Mary Anne C. Murphy, OD | July 06, 2016
We have moments in our careers that remind us what made us choose the profession of optometry. For some, it is the occasion that we provide children with their first pair of glasses and see that smile as they first notice the leaves on trees. For ...
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