Since the beginning of time, humans have found meaning looking to the heavens. Whether using the stars to map a long journey or studying the galaxies to learn more about the infinite universe, a star gaze can instantly fill us with awe, wonder, and a realization of just how much we have yet to see.
We didn’t become Ophthalmologists by mistake or chance. The journey to earn the privilege of caring for your sight was deliberate, difficult, and required more than a decade of study and endless ongoing education. After achieving a bachelor’s degree or higher, we each attended at least 3 years of undergraduate school, and an additional 4 years of medical school. After receiving every diploma we could earn, we endured a grueling internship and residency, followed by intense licensing exams.
It happens every year, and yet it always seems to sneak up out of nowhere. February 14th looms, and you haven’t prepared your annual sacrifice of a stuffed bear with a box of candy to prove your love. It’s too late to get a reservation anywhere “nice”. A bouquet of roses is a classic idea, but flowers die in a week and the markup is astronomical for the month of February. If you want to surprise your Valentine, you might just have to think outside of the heart-shaped box.
This is the time of year when we all take a long hard look at our health, our habits, and our hopes for the coming year and set tangible goals to improve before the ball drops again next year.
At ilumin, we are always striving to advance causes that help our community to see more of the world in new, clearer, and more vibrant ways. While ilumin does this literally, The Omaha Public Library has been doing this figuratively in Omaha for generations through literature. Sea voyages to space adventures, animal studies to psychology, the library lets the cosmos be seen by all in our community.
It’s not the color of your eyes that matters, it’s what you do with them! Autumn in Nebraska is a veritable visual ambrosia, with sites and stimulations for every occasion. From falling leaves to people watching, ilumin has compiled a list of local places for you to feast your eyes on!
The daytime sky is about to switch off for a moment. The temperature will drop suddenly (but pleasantly). A few stars may even be visible in the middle of the day.
America’s favorite summer holiday is approaching—which means the night sky is about to erupt in a bouquet of light, coast to coast. Spectacular stuff. But also hazardous if the right precautions aren’t taken.
Nebraska is gorgeous. In the summertime, our colorful sunsets resemble masterpieces by Monet, our sandhills offer a deep, verdant shade of green, and our fields of grain stretch to the horizon like golden oceans. Isn’t all of that beauty worth seeing as clearly as possible?
Our branding agency, SecretPenguin, recently called the ilumin office, wanting to schedule eye exams for their entire team. A few of them hadn’t been to the eye doctor in quite a while, and they wanted to experience firsthand what we’ve been telling them about our practice. We’ll turn it over to them now, so they can tell you about it in their own words.