Speaking Engagements:

Oregon Optometric Physicians Association – Redmond, OR April 2023

  • Energy – Boost Your Dry Eye Therapy- Nutrition +IPL and Radiofrequency for OSD”

NVision PNW Symposium 2023 – Portland, OR March 2023

  • Shedding Light on Dry Eye Disease: A 2023 Guide to Relief”

Canadian Dry Eye Summit – Toronto Canada November 2022

  • “Bottles and Blood: Regenerative Approaches to OSD Management”

American Academy of Optometry – San Diego, CA October 2022

  • “Uplifting Your Patients: Blepharoptosis, Dermatochalasis, and the ‘Double Eyelid Trend”

SW Society CE Symposium – Battleground, WA May 2022

  • “Think Outside the Eye: How Advanced Dry Eye Treatments Can Improve The Health and Aesthetics of the Skin”

Educational Webinar for Professional Eye Care Associates of America (PECAA) – Portland, OR September 2019

  • “The Role of Biologics in Treating Dry Eye Disease.”

California Optometry Association Visalia, CA November 2019

  • “The Wow Effect. How, When, and Why to Use Prokera in Your Practice.”

Panelist presenter in “Practice Management” Conference

  • Oregon Optometric Physicians Association (OOPA) Portland, OR January 2019

Expert panelist and presenter for the “Dry Eye Summit”

  • September 2017
  • September 2021


KATU Live TV interviews

“Biologics in a bottle – Platelet Rich Plasma for Dry Eye Disease”
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“How cosmetics can affect ocular surface and cause dry eye” “How intense pulsed light (IPL) can help rosacea and dry eye” “What is dry eye disease and the available treatments ”
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“How eyelash enhancements can affect the eyes”
“Visual perception: Gold vs blue dress”

Journals and magazines

Review of Optometry – July 2023
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Ümay: At-Home Compliance with Parasympathetic Activation & Intentional REST
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Featured in Women in Optometry magazine
“Finding her passion in ocular health”
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“Beauty on the inside”, Focus on eye-friendly cosmetics
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Member Spotlight “Building a dry eye practice” Professional Eye Care Associates of America (PECAA)

Presentations and articles for a local community association and Portland Monthly magazine
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Podcast Appearances

Optomietric insights
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To The Point
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Dry Eye Coach – Heavy Lifting: Modern Treatment for Droopy Lids
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Contact Dr. Mila for speaking engagements @ Dr.Mila@swec.us