Rotation one is nearly over and I find myself feeling a little sad and excited at the same time. For one, I will be shifting gears and working in Veterans … Continue reading →

Exploring Baltimore

We are already midway through summer – I can’t believe we’re already in July. I have to say that I’ve never experienced anything quite like the heat in Maryland. The … Continue reading →

Rotations So Far…

Only one month into my first rotation, I have already seen more than I thought I would during my final year of my optometric education. I’ve even seen one or … Continue reading →

Almost There

Congratulations to all of my fellow OD3s for completing part I of the National Board exam! We are now that much closer to realizing what we had all set out … Continue reading →

The Big’un

Boards are looming a mere three weeks away. The process of reviewing and condensing all of the information I have been taught over the years is coming to a close … Continue reading →

The Snowstorm of ’13

“You look like Santa,” my roommate’s girlfriend shouted as he trudged up the whitened hill in the dark, sled in hand and headlamp aglow. He had gone down head first … Continue reading →

Evidence-Based Medicine: A Culinary Art?

The medical profession is dominated by food enthusiasts. I can’t sit through a day of ocular disease without something being compared to food – gross, right? Don’t get me wrong, … Continue reading →

Third Year Perspective – Clinical Education

I’ve fallen back into my coffee routine after a week-long hiatus. After midterms, we had some time off since our teachers were in Phoenix for the American Academy of Optometry … Continue reading →

Thyroid Eye Disease – My Experience Thus Far

Thyroid-related eye disease doesn’t come up too often in clinic, but I swear that when these patients make eye appointments, they all come on the same day. Last summer, I … Continue reading →

Putt-Puttin’ Along

Third year rules. I’ve been in class for three weeks now and I am fully appreciating the extra time that I have outside of the classroom. By contrast, I am … Continue reading →