Tag Archives: Social Media

The Division within Optometry – Tips4EyeDocs Daily for 09 Jan 2012, No 21

FROM THE EDITOR I belong to several optometrist-only social networks. For the most part, the interchanges have been civil, courteous and even professional. On the other hand, in a few instances, the interchanges have been downright unfriendly. How did we, … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 01/04/2012 – No.17 – Where to go for your CE.

FROM THE EDITOR A new year dawns a whole new season of trade shows and continuing education conferences. The competition is fierce and nothing is fiercer as that in continuing education. If it was humanly possible, a doctor could easily … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily for 02Jan2012, No.15 – If I was a student in optometry

FROM THE EDITOR The new graduate of any of the optometry schools faces an economic landscape that hinted what became a stark reality at graduation. In 2008, a McKinsey survey found that CEOs were not optimistic for the next two … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs – Weekend Edition – The Power of Intention – No. 14 for 31Dec11/01Jan12

FROM THE EDITOR The New Year is fast approaching and 2012 is very much around the corner. Do you have 2012 predictions or resolutions? Why do we make them when we know that we won’t follow them? Do you believe … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs- 12/30/2011 No. 13 – A View From Atop at VSP – A Chat with Dr. Tim Jankowski

FROM THE EDITOR In the large venue of health care, vision care from plans like VSP, EyeMed, DavisVision and others are but support players. Although the stakes for the employee or the employer are not high, they are important to … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily No. 10 for 12/27/2011 – What will you do for me today?

FROM THE EDITOR The end of the year holidays are upon us. We may even be aglow from our good fortune. How about our patients? Unlike our brethren, patients not only feel their own good fortune, but also must decide … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 12/23/2011 – No 9 – Continuing your education

FROM THE EDITOR The wisdom of years of practice brings a precious chance to introspect. Over the years of active practice, I had managed hundreds of glaucoma patients of every conceivable color or shape. Yet I still wasn’t legislatively recognized … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily -22 Dec2011 – No 8 – An Open Letter to Dr. Jankowski

Dear Dr. Jankowski, As the Chairman , VSP Global Board of Directors (“VSP”), I thank you for your outreach to the optometric community who make up panel doctors from around the country. You have been tireless in this regard. With the … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 12/21/2011 – No 7 – Clinical Decision Making + more

FROM THE EDITOR Last night, while I was driving home, I noticed a fork in the freeway. I, like other drivers, wondered which fork to take on this freeway. From afar, it appeared that both dorks had slow traffic. I … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 12/20/2011 – No 6 – The Power of a Smile + more

FROM THE EDITOR It was cold in Sacramento. The wind was whistled ever so gently and small whirlwinds gently stirred the loose leaves beneath me. I got to wonder what the average person does on a cold day like this. … Continue reading

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