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Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO
It was a special Optometry’s Meeting for me this year.
Every three months, I have the opportunity to see a patient who goes way back in the lexicon of our practice. My grandfather stopped practicing about 30 years ago, and he saw this patient in the 1950s.
I have a child with a hypersensitivity to cats. He is 10 years old, and our family cat, Athena, is going on 17 (in human years).
Not long ago, I had the opportunity to spend quality family fun time in the Netherlands.One particular aspect of the country which jumped out to me as quite progressive was the graphic photos on cigarette boxes which are mandated by the g
There truly is an art to prescribing. This statement, in my opinion, holds more truth with respect to the prescribing of contact lenses than anything other aspect of my clinical life.
I was never any good at those search-and-find books as a kid. Where’s Waldo eluded me for years. As an adult, my own children have much more of a knack for it than I ever did (or do to this day).
I’ve been called many things in my life, some worse than others. In my office, I’m colloquially known as Dr. Ben (Dr. Casella being my father). Patients know me by numerous names: Dr. Ben, Dr. Benjamin, or my favorite, “Mr.
Chief Optometric Editor Ben Casella, OD, FAAO, explains how daily disposable lens wear helped him through a rough travel day.