All posts by Laura Chisholm

Spotlight on Dr. Nichols

How did you get interested in optometry? “I always knew I wanted to go into the medical field, so I started shadowing various professions while in college. I shadowed an optometrist who provided a lot of insight into why optometry is a great profession with many options for those with various interests. Because I have […]


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Protecting Your Eyes From the Sun

As the temperatures rise and the sun begins to shine, we all get excited to spend more time outdoors. We take a stroll with a friend or attend a game of a child.   Most of us remember to wear sunscreen to protect our skin against the sun’s harmful rays. However, do we all remember to […]


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Common Eye Conditions for Kids

Good vision allows our children to learn about the world more easily. Vision problems affect 1 in 20 preschoolers and 1 in 4 school-age children. Early intervention is the key to overcoming any vision difficulties that children may encounter.  Programs, such as InfantSee, allow infants between the ages of 6-12 months to have an examination free […]


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Optometrist Spotlight- Dr. Mark Bunde

How did you get interested in optometry? “My parents moved next door to an optometrist when I was an undergrad. He had saved a patient’s vision through his care. I saw first hand how an optometrist can make a significant impact on a patient’s life and it made a significant impact on me.”   What […]


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