JAN 2013

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January 2013 EW IN OTHER NEWS 65 She is going the distance by Maxine Lipner Senior EyeWorld Contributing Writer Ophthalmologist finds new dimensions in the triathlon M ost ophthalmologists pat themselves on the back for getting to the gym a few times a week or doing an occasional yoga class. But for Audrey Talley Rostov, M.D., cornea, cataract, and refractive surgeon and partner, Northwest Eye Surgeons, Seattle, the gym is a minuscule part of the weekly routine that she has established for participating in "sprint" triathlons. These races, which are half the distance of an Olympic triathlon, are marked by a 750-meter open water swim, followed by 15-20 miles on bicycle, and then capped by a 5K run. Dr. Talley Rostov's zest for triathlons began when she was try- ing to get back into shape after the birth of her son. "Since I was getting back into running and swimming again, one of my girlfriends said, 'Why don't you do a triathlon?'" Dr. Talley Rostov recalled. "I hadn't even heard of the sport." After her friend explained it, Dr. Talley Rostov thought about it and decided to sign up for her first sprint triathlon. "I did it and I just loved it," Dr. Talley Rostov said. "I was hooked." The discipline was a natural for Dr. Talley Rostov, who liked to cycle and who had always enjoyed running and swimming. "In medical school and during residency, what kept me going was swimming," she said. "I always enjoyed cycling, although I hadn't done a lot of it or any distance or competitive cycling until I first went into practice." Likewise, while she had done some run- ning for stress release during the intense medical school years, competitively it had been limited to a few short 5K runs. Finding kindred spirits It is often not the running, swimming, or bicycling that are the highcontinued on page 66 Index to Advertisers Abbott Medical Optics (AMO) Page: 7 and 9 Phone: 714-247-8314 Fax: 714-247-8682 www.amo-inc.com APACRS Epsilon USA Rhein Medical Inc. Phone: 909-984-4614 Fax: 909-984-4671 www.epsilonusa.com Phone: 813-885-5050 Fax: 813-885-9346 www.rheinmedical.com Page: 29 Gulden Ophthalmics Page: 63 Phone: 65-63278630 www.apacrs.org Phone: 215-884-8105 Fax: 215-884-0418 www.gulden ophthalmics.com Alcon Laboratories Inc. Katena Products Page: 45 Page: 17 and 19 Phone: 800-862-5266 Fax: 800-241-0677 www.alconlabs.com Avada Audiology and Hearing Care Center Page: 40 Page: 47 Phone: 973-989-1600 Fax: 973-989-8175 www.katena.com LensAR Page: 31 Phone: 954-889-7804 Fax: 407-386-7228 www.lensar.com Phone: 888-982-8232 Fax: 502-253-9804 www.avada.com Mastel Precision Bausch + Lomb Phone: 800-657-8057 Fax: 605-343-3631 www.mastel.com Page: 67 Phone: 585-338-6536 Fax: 585-338-0898 www.bausch.com Beaver Visitec Int. Page: 68 Phone: 781-906-6926 Fax: 781-906-7992 www.beaver-visitec.com Bio-Tissue Page: 59 Phone: 866-296-8858 Fax: 305-412-4429 www.biotissue.com Diamatrix Ltd. Page: 61 Phone: 281-367-8081 Fax: 281-292-5481 www.diamatrix.com ESCRS Page: 54 and 62 www.escrs.org Dr. Talley Rostov pauses with all of her things gathered at the end of the race. Page: 32 Page: 11 Stephens Instruments Page: 35 Phone: 800-354-7848 Fax: 859-259-4926 www.usiol.com World Ophthalmology Congress Page: 50 www.woc2014.org Ziemer Ophthalmic Page: 53 Phone: 618-462-9301 Fax: 618-462-9302 www.ziemergroup.com ASCRS/ASOA Meeting Information Modernizing Medicine 2013 ASCRS Symposium and ASOA Congress Phone: 866-799-2146 Fax: 561-423-5912 www.modernizing medicine.com ASCRS Cornea Day 2013 Page: 5 Moria USA Page: 21 Phone: 215-230-7662 Fax: 215-230-7670 www.moriausa.com Oasis Medical Page: 27 Phone: 909-305-5400 Fax: 909-305-9987 www.oasismedical.com Ophthalmology Innovation Summit Page: 57 www.ophthalmology summit.com Page: 19 Page: 33 ASCRS Glaucoma Day 2013 Page: 41 EyeWorld Corporate Mornings 2013 Page: 38 EyeWorld Corporate Events Page: 55 EyeWorld Education Page: 23 ASCRS Winter Update 2013 Page: 12, 13, and 48

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