Category: opinion

Advocacy soap box.

Selling Glasses for the AAO

News From ‘the spleen’ – One MD Tells Me Why I’m an OD Some of the dumbest things I’ve heard at one time from one mouth – on so many levels. This guy makes my ‘Marvin the Martian’ come out!…

“Your Child Is Mildly Mentally Retarded”

(Note to parents: Is your child struggling in school or showing signs of other behavior problems? Check vision first before any other testing or interventions. It is the most logical, kindest, and cost-effective place to start. The following story is…

Eye or Vision Concerns? See Your Optometrist First

They were fighting it out in Florida recently. The eye surgeons (ophthalmologists) were battling the optometry lobby for patients’ rights. On the one hand, ophthalmologists are opposing new prescribing rights for optometrists stating that because they are not ‘medical’ doctors,…

Homeopathy

See Also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homeopathy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allopathy (Western medicine, biomedicine, evidence-based medicine, or modern medicine) Homeopathy is founded on some fuzzy science and not a lot of hard clinical evidence of efficacy. Having said that, much of what is purported by so-called modern…