Archive for October, 2007

What’s the Grossest Thing You’ve Ever Seen?

David Langford on October 11th, 2007 under Optoblog •  No Comments

So I went to the bank today and the new teller said, “So you’re an optometrist. What’s the grossest thing you’ve ever seen?” I assumed she meant personally, so I didn’t answer anything about what I’ve seen in text books or CE. “Well, I haven’t had to see a lot of gory stuff since I’m […]

Engagement Eyewear

David Langford on October 11th, 2007 under Comics, Optoblog •  No Comments

I once heard this from a rep, and this cartoon was immediately spawned in my brain. And I know that women don’t normally buy the engagement ring, and yes, I just use the same pictures and change the words.

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Presbyopia Patient Education

David Langford on October 10th, 2007 under Comics, Optoblog •  No Comments

Seriously, would it be okay if we farmed out patient education on presbyopia to the techs or opticians or something? Are eye doctors the only ones on the planet who have ever heard of it? From the 40-something mildly farsighted patients especially I get these incredulous looks. “But I’ve never needed glasses in my entire […]

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