Optometric colleagues ask me why did I embark on holistic approaches to vision therapy? Is alternative and complementary medicine really part of Optometry, or is this barking up the wrong tree?
My response is most times non-political. My ultimate vision is for my patient. Deliver the most helpful and integrated program of vision therapy that gets to the very cause of their visual discomfort. At first, I used techniques, and methods to accomplish this. It…Continue
Added by Roberto Kaplan O.D., M.Ed. FCOVD on March 16, 2011 at 8:09am — No Comments
Ever since my days as an Optometry student in South Africa, I listened to the ‘war like’ dialogue opinions Optometrists and Ophthalmologists have toward each other. As the saying goes, “It takes two to tango.” In my life, when things are not going my way, I have two choices. I can point a finger and blame someone else, or point the finger at myself. What are my limiting perceptions? Where am I holding frustration and anger? Is it correct to be a victim of someone else’s ignorance and…Continue