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The Art of Listening

Listen To make an effort to hear something To pay attention; heed In a recent news magazine I read an article titled “The End of the Doctor-Patient Relationship”. The piece detailed how our relationship with patients has eroded due to time pressures as we try to see...

One Year Later

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams It is with great pride that I look back on the first year of Akler Eye Center’s existence. With the support of my family,...

Cataract Surgery: All in the Family

There is a Latin proverb that states “if the wind will not serve, take the oars”. I cannot think of many people who better exemplify this mantra than my mother-in-law Marion State. She has been bravely battling a blood cancer called multiple myeloma for over 15 years....

The Eye and Screening for Alzheimer’s Disease

Medical school and residency training brings people together in a unique way as we work together closely and intensely. I will never forget the tears of an ophthalmology colleague as she shared with me the difficulty of dealing with her mother’s illness. It turns out...

The 4th of July Blog

“The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.” -John F. Kennedy Over this holiday weekend, I am proud to celebrate two great countries, Canada,...