For over 25 years now, Janice K. Ledford, COMT has been using her skills both in the ophthalmic exam room and on the printed page. While she is probably best known for her certification review books and editorship of The Basic Bookshelf for Eyecare Professionals, she is also a published novelist (search Jan Roadarmel Ledford on the Internet). She is currently employed as a fee-basis technologist with Dr. Charles Kirby as well as the Asheville Veterans Administration Eye Clinic. Jan has two sons, a daughter-in-law, and a granddaughter and grandson. She lives in Franklin, NC with her two cats. Joseph Hoffman has worked in medical publishing since 1985 and was the editor-in-chief of the Ocular Surgery News publication group from 1996 to 2001. He has won writing awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and Apex. He is currently the proprietor of Hoffman Health Care Communications.