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A Day in the Life: Cold Calls and Eye Floaters

The other day was a busy research and telephone day. Researching specialist contact lens fitters for a patient in Louisville, KY, I found several optometrists’ websites that looked promising. I read as much about each as I could, and then, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Feelin’ Groovy

Someone in a Facebook group to which I belong wondered about the romantic nature of creatives, and whether we all see the world through a veil of romanticism. So, the comments that followed mentioned rose-colored glasses, among other things, which … Continue reading

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LASIK TOAST: Haiku

About a year after getting toasted by LASIK, feeling the need to express my feelings about the matter, I wrote some haiku. Years earlier when my kids were in elementary school, they studied Japanese culture and learned to write simple … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 9)

Now that you know exactly what you’re dealing with, you can put it away for a while. There’s no chance of any surgical fix, since you don’t have much corneal tissue left, but you also don’t have ectasia, a surprise … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 8)

Right on time, 9:00am, you show up at the doctor’s office. He did tell you to expect to spend the whole day, but you can’t imagine any reason that might be necessary. You’re off work all day, so it really … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 7)

September rolls around and it’s time for the board meeting of the non-profit you and your doctor pal are about to take over. You are still trying to figure out how a resounding NO became a yes, but you suspect … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 6)

Even when you can’t see very well, life goes on. You spend way too much time on the non-profit organization’s bulletin board, answering questions and posting comments. Your objectivity is more than just a bit unusual in that setting. Many … Continue reading

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