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Let the Good Times Roll

“All you can eat” is the definition of too much of a good thing.  It’s a fantastic idea for the first 20 minutes of eating, which then slowly devolves into a comatose form of regret.  89 more words



I was thrown out of Melbourne’s signature university as a direct consequence of my skill in accumulating ‘F’ grades. That’s not ‘F for Fail’—though it certainly is well below the plimsoll line of the Good Ship Success—but the F at the end of the series A – B – C – D – E – F. 451 more words


Pingu: March 12, 2018

Hanging by a thread…ERM with vitreomacular traction, but patient has great vision still (20/25!)


A Bible Story

1 Samuel Chapter 17: David and Goliath.

We all know the story. A small and nimble David volunteers to battle the large and strong Goliath. Foregoing all armor and weaponry besides his staff and slingshot, he wins the battle after striking Goliath in the forehead with a stone. 310 more words


Pingu: March 9, 2018

Happy Friday! New patient with possible CSCR…but patient’s vision was awesome (20/20!!). Only symptom was just seeing a dot in his vision nasally in left eye. Was he stressed? Nope. XD


Medicare and Optometry

I’ve had a few people ask me about Medicare and eye tests recently. For our overseas readers, Medicare is Australia’s healthcare system. When it comes to optometry, Medicare will offer a rebate for most eye tests. 663 more words


Are binoculars and concave lenses the same?

There is a common misconception that since binoculars help us see distant objects clearly, they are made of concave (minus) lenses. Binoculars are actually made of convex (plus) lenses as they bend light and magnify far away objects. 382 more words