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Overcoming Self Doubt

Overcoming Self Doubt

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A highly requested topic that I’ve had from many women in medicine, especially medically trainees. I’m no expert on overcoming self-doubt. In fact, I continue to work on my own Imposter Syndrome. There are days that I have a reality check. Wait, I’m operating. On

Exercise and your Eyes

Exercise and your Eyes

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The most common disease I see daily is macular degeneration, which is a form of aging in our eye. Unfortunately, this aging occurs in our macular, which is the central part of our retina responsible for perceiving light and colors. There are several risk factors

It’s not about perfection.

It’s not about perfection.

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As women we are socialized into the idea of perfection as a goal. To avoid mistakes, detours, and having do-overs.⁣⁣𝘉𝘶𝘵 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴, 𝘢 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭 𝘮𝘰𝘮 𝘪𝘴𝘯’𝘵 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘦𝘤𝘵, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘦𝘤𝘵 𝘮𝘰𝘮𝘴 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭.⁣⁣Being a real mother, parent, wife, student…the list goes on.. is better than