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5 Key Takeaways from Optometry’s Meeting (2018) in Denver

Engagement with your profession remains one of the best reasons to attend large scale industry events

Optometry’s Meeting (2018) – came and went this past weekend in the Rocky Mountain city of Denver. Festivities included the House of Delegates (Optometry’s Voice), Essilor’s Optometry Student Bowl™ XXVII, the Optometry Cares® 5K Run/Walk, the National Optometry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and a whole host of other guest speakers, events and continuing education. One could obviously get lost in a sea of eye health related functions and activities at this large scale event. However, it was in my best interest to stay focus and corral some of the main ideas from my experience. Here are 5 key takeaways […]

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Interesting Observations from Vision Expo East (2017)

"The world's most inclusive ophthalmic conference and expo" converged on New York City last week

Last week, the international eye care world converged on New York City for Vision Expo East. Billed as the “the world’s most inclusive ophthalmic conference and expo,” Vision Expo takes place twice a year (once in New York, once in Las Vegas) and is packed full of “events focused on education, fashion and technology.” Since Vision Expo takes place fairly close to home (for me), I didn’t need to make any elaborate NYC plans. In fact, all I had to do was fit the convention into my weekend plans. I would typically take the subway (the 4/5 to the 7) […]