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Infant See! Check Your Babies in the 1st Year of Life

Great Fox News Video on Infant See, American Optometric Associations program to ensure all infants under 1 year old have access to a FREE vision assessment by an OD (Doctor of Optometry).  Take a look at the video.  Thanks to Dr. Andrea Thau for her excellent interview. For more information on Infant See (R)  Click […]

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AOA Focus on Vision Summit

The American Optometric Association just released a Joint Statement that states, “… healthy eyes and vision are important to a child’s ability to succeed in school and later in life … We are concerned that undiagnosed and untreated vision problems among school-aged children in the US is an urgent national public health challenge.  With 1 […]

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Best Marketing Tip Ever! Don't Try This One-It's Dangerous!

The marketing field is a fascinating high-tech industry these days.  As I learn about how to share my expertise through social media, press releases, speaking, etc. it is challenging to get good TV coverage.  Here is a story about the best TV media response I’ve ever had. Opening day, April 1, 2011.  No this is […]

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Sports Vision – For Spring Training

The trees are blossoming (even though it’s snowing today in Denver), the birds are out, and baseball spring training is in full swing.  April 1 is opening day for baseball season.  I’m getting warmed up, hitting a “home run” with a game used, signed bat by Kevin Kouzmanoff, Oakland Athletics third baseman.  Kevin has been […]

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New Optometry Schools

I just returned from a COVD Tour de Optometry visit at the 2 newest Optometry schools in the US… Midwestern U in the Phoenix area and Rosenberg School of Optometry in San Antonio. Both schools are beautifully equipped with excellent, motivated staff and students. Vision therapy seems to be a priority of interest at both […]

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Kids Vision Care- Be Preventive!

Our esteemed colleague, Andrea Thau, OD, FCOVD was recently interviewed by CBSNews.com, and wanted to share it with you and your members. These tips are cruical to ensuring that all children have healthy and adequate vision. We will share some of the tips below, but to view the full article, click here.   This article stresses the American […]

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Washington U Alumni Event at B's Ballpark Museum

B’s Ballpark Museum hosted a Breakfast and Guided Tour for the Washington University in St. Louis Alumni group on March 5, 2011. Featured speaker was WU professor, Gerald Early, PhD (Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Professor of English, Professor of African and African-American Studies, Director of the Center for the Humanities).  His speech was titled: […]

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Danger! Be Careful with Those Green Laser Pointers!

Retina-Damaging Green Laser Pointers Easy To Get Online. Thanks to the AOA (American Optometric Association) for sharing this info: The New York Times (3/1, D5, Negroni) reports that “eye doctors around the world are warning that recent cases of teenagers who suffered eye damage while playing with high-powered green laser pointers are likely to be just […]

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Oprah Leaves Wrong Impression of Sensory Processing Disorder?

On Friday February 18th, The Oprah Winfrey Show had an “exclusive” story titled “The 7-Year-Old Who Tried to Kill his Mother.” A frightening, yet true story of young Zach and his mother Laurie.     Zach has a variety of mental health disorders. The first disorder mentioned by Oprah was“sensory integration disorder” as the initial diagnosis for […]

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Take the Stair Climb- all 1098 of them! – Don't Miss Out!

Visualize & Breathe In Life! My daughter asked that I join her for the 2011 Fight for Air Climb Feb. 27 in Denver.  It is a fundraiser for the American Lung Association to help raise money for lung disease research, education and advocacy.   My response was, “Why should I climb 1098 stairs; 56 floors in a […]

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