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.

Why We’ve Invited the AOA to a Healthcare Reform Forum

By Daniel L. Mannen, OD, FAAO | May 02, 2012
We all remember the famous words sung by Sister Sledge: “We are Family.” There is no question about it; the optometric profession has always had a real sense of family. Remarkably, we actually like each other. However, that does not mean that we always agree.

2012 House of Delegates: Common Sense Prevails

By Daniel L. Mannen, OD, FAAO | February 17, 2012
by Matthew Alpert, ODI just returned from the California Optometric Association's (COA) House of Delegates. There were a number of issues to weigh in on, but fever pitch was reached when the issue of stand-alone vision plans was raised. A resolution for the COA to support stand-alone vision plans in the California state exchange achieved an overwhelming victory.

Optometry: Back to the Future

By Daniel L. Mannen, OD, FAAO | August 19, 2011
Think about it. We are now living smack dab in the middle of what used to be the future. When I graduated in 1980, who could have envisioned that optometry would elevate and become the fantastic patient care profession which we know today?

The Importance of Eye Health Management

By Daniel L. Mannen, OD, FAAO | June 23, 2011
Hi there, it’s me again. It is hard to believe, but I am officially able to reflect on a 30-year career in optometry. We all recognize the tremendous increase in scope of practice and optometry’s emergence as an integral part of the healthcare team.
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