20/20

Many people have asked—”Why the eyes?”
I’ve often replied at length with my reasoning
But perhaps it’s best to keep things simple and say…20
20 minutes to dilate; to peer directly into vast,
intricate vascular and neural networks
20 minutes for cataract surgery to restore sight
20 minutes to refract—to provide glasses for
someone in need

Year Created: 2020

An Ophthalmology resident.