Today our Get Social Health expert is Ophthalmologist Dr Isaac Porter of Lowry Porter Ophthalmology about Video Blogging. Dr. Porter is a fellowship trained cornea and refractive surgeon. Dr. Porter received his undergraduate degree from Asbury University and his medical degree from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Porter completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and was selected to serve as Chief Resident.
Following residency, Dr. Porter completed sub-specialty training with a fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Porter is active in social media including business profiles on Google Plus, Facebook, Google Local and YouTube. In fact, Dr. Porter is an active Video Blogger and posts a video blog or Vlog, at least once a week. During our conversation we discuss his video strategy, how he maximizes his SEO and the equipment he uses for his video blog.
He has authored book chapters on mapping the curvature of the cornea and correcting astigmatism using laser and has presented at several national meetings.
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Vlog and Media Coverage:
- Ladies Home Journal, March 2014 “Better Vision After 35”
- Isaac’s Vlog with Brian Gundersen and Jesse Wojydlo talking about Google Glass: http://youtu.be/DOl2dGjDXpM
- Brian Gundersen’s video #throughglass showing the visual field test and us discussing the results: http://youtu.be/LbATGfV66ZM
Social Media Sites:
- Porter Ophthalmology website
- Facebook site
- Twitter profile
- YouTube channel
- Porter Ophthalmology blog
A note of clarification: During the interview you can hear a cat meow twice. I assumed it was Dr. Porter’s cat. As it turns out it was my cat sitting outside my office door demanding to know what was going on. So, sorry for assuming it was your cat Dr. Porter!