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Christopher J. Borgman, OD, FAAO
Christopher J. Borgman, OD, FAAO, is a clinical instructor at Southern College of Optometry. Dr. Borgman completely remodeled his kitchen himself and enjoys playing men’s slowpitch softball. Ask him about Bigfoot. [email protected]
The poor man’s red/green test
One morning, as a few faculty members were squeezing in a workout before work, the topic arose of how to use the red-green (Duochrome) test most efficiently in clinic.
Decreased vision on the left side leads to hemianopia diagnosis
A 39-year-old African-American female presented to The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry with complaints of blurred vision, loss of side vision to the left, and trouble with mobility. S
Why residency was the best thing I ever did for my career
Why residency was the best thing I ever did for my career
I will tell you, though, my residency year was the most fun I’ve had as an optometrist. I worked the hardest and most hours I’ve ever worked in my life, but man, did it fly by. And when it was all over, I didn’t recognize the same young punk who started the residency.
Putting patients at ease in the exam room
Growing up in rural Illinois, there was really only one culture that I had interacted with: the farming/small town USA culture. So, when I got accepted to optometry school and began interacting with more cultural diversity than I had ever been accustomed to, I soon found I was struggling to find common ground with some of my patients.