Monthly Archives: August 2015

Oliver Sacks July 9, 1933 – August 30, 2015

The New York Times was the first to announce his passing earlier this morning.  The tributes immediately began to pour in, honoring the life of a very unique physician.  As the author J.K. Rowling tweeted, he was a great, humane … Continue reading

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His Mother Really Named Him Gilbert

Well, we have something in common.  Throwback first names … My face still hurts from laughing tonight at Gilbert Gottfried and his jokes, at Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club, right in our back yard at Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.

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A Hint at the Phillies Desert Dogs Roster

Last year the team player assignments to their respective Arizona Fall League clubs weren’t announced until the end of August, so chances are we’ll have to wait another week or two before learning who goes where.  All we know so … Continue reading

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Sacks on the Sabbath

In today’s Sunday Review – Opinion of the New York Times, Oliver Sacks on the Sabbath of his Life concludes:  “And now, weak, short of breath, my once-firm muscles melted away by cancer, I find my thoughts, increasingly, not on … Continue reading

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Are Visual Problems Left Untreated in Hispanic Rural America?

I have given voice to the unrecognized and unmet need for vision therapy services in minority populations.  Since learning recently through our colleague Dr. Lynn Hellerstein of a phenomenal essay on the subject by Veronica Garcia, a talented young writer … Continue reading

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Jacquelyn & Brian

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Fox Conner – What’s In A Name?

Each morning in our office we have a team meeting to review upcoming highlights of the day.  On Monday of this week we noted that a young child who was due in as a new patient had the interesting name … Continue reading

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