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We Asked ECPs for Advice on Attending Vision Expo West in Las Vegas in 5 Words or Less

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Share your advice on attending Vision Expo West in Las Vegas in five words or fewer.

  • Answer the bell. Drink less! — Geoff Graham, Lake Country Optometry, Lake Country, BC
  • Go with an agenda. Have a hard budget. Get contact information for the speakers. — Colby Spivey, Vision Center South, Dothan, AL
  • Wear roller skates. — Nikki Griffin, EyeStyles Optical and Boutique, Oakdale, MN
  • Wear comfortable shoes. — Ann-Marie Weaver, Optimal Eye Care, Lewis Center, OH
  • Check it ALL out. — Lindsey Pulford, Insights Eyecare, Manhattan, KS
  • Drink all the water. — Jason Klepfisz, OD, Urban Eye Care, Phoenix, AZ
  • Resist the dark side. — Rick Rickgauer, Vision Associates, Girard, PA
  • Bring bathing suit for hotel pool. — Colleen Galanti, Pascarella Eye Care & Contact Lenses, Newtown, PA
  • Avoid COVID! And snipers. — Dave Schultz, OD, Urban Optics, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Trust everyone, cut the cards. — Richard Frankel, OD, Atlantic Cape Eyecare, Wildwood, NJ
  • Enjoy, educate, network, discover. — Paul Wilford, Tallahassee Eye Center, Tallahassee FL
  • VE(I)W new products and ideas. — Robert Hillman, Hillman9, Waltham, MA
  • Have a plan of action! — Pablo E. Mercado, Optima Eye Care, Alpharetta, GA
  • Don’t go outside at night. — Jennifer Leuzzi, Mill Creek Optical, Dansville, NY
  • Do it! Wish I could! — Amie Robinson, Spring Hill Eyecare, Spring Hill, TN
  • Have fun! — Douglas Holle, OD, Sunset Eye Care, San Angelo, TX
  • Take all the classes you can! — Becky Garoutte, Thomas Eye Care, Owasso, OK
  • Relax and have fun. — Jeff Grosekemper, Casa De Oro Eyecare, Spring Valley, CA
  • Stay hydrated. — Jordan Flitter, Paris West Optical, Baltimore, MD
  • It’s a buffet of frames. — Scott Keating, OD, Vision Trends, Dover, OH
  • Arrive early, leave late. — John Bruening, Geauga Vision Group, Middlefield, OH
  • Do it. — Mark Clement, OD, Gateway Eye Associates, Pittsburgh, PA

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