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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Better Together: The Importance of Organized Optometry

By Robert Chu, OD | July 05, 2018
The importance of organized optometry cannot ever be overstated. Without organizations like the American Optometric Association (AOA), our state associations, and local societies, the profession that we enjoy would not exist as we know it. ...
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Keep Up with Technology or Watch Your Practice Fall Behind

By Palmer Lee, OD | August 23, 2017
I recently was asked to participate in a focus group with VSP Global. We took a deeper dive into the smart eyewear space, and it led me to think about technology overall—why it’s important for doctors to know more about smart eyewear and how it might ...
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Solar Eclipse is an Opportunity, and Also a Responsibility

By Nichole R. Moos, OD | August 16, 2017
The Great American Eclipse is drawing a lot of attention, and as optometrists, this provides us and our practices with a great opportunity. And with that opportunity also comes a lot of responsibility. It's imperative that our patients understand the ...
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Dr. Marvin Poston: Remembering an Industry Pioneer

By Jarrett Johnson, OD, MPH | August 07, 2017
Something inspired us all to go into the field of optometry. For some, it was a mentor along the way. For others, it was an event or experience. Some of us had friends or family affected by conditions we could address as an optometrist, and that ...
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Restoring Vision Benefits for Those Who Need It

By Matthew Alpert, OD | July 10, 2017
Co-authored by Matthew Alpert, OD, and Sage Hider, OD, President of the California Optometric Association. Coverage for eyeglasses and low vision aids for adults was cut in California’s Medicaid program, known as Medi-Cal, in 2009. The California ...
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