MY COVD Necklace of Clinical Pearls
Today’s guest blogger is Dr Siva Meiyeppen. She recently graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry and is currently doing a residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. In her free time she likes to read, write short stories, and paint.
This week marks many firsts for me—first time I attended a COVD conference, first time I traveled to San Diego, and the first time I learned how to make a life-size stereoscope out of felt fabric and a mirror.
Every lecture, every poster, and every exhibitor offered new and exciting things to challenge my paradigm of thinking abut binocular vision and developing my optometric mindset—from practice management, networking with doctors, and of course addressing new theories about our patient’s comprehensive needs beyond a Brock String. Ultimately that is what this year’s COVD meeting represented—a new way to think about things after merely scratching the…
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