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Are you happy with the way you see the contact lens industry and your practice going? Are your contact lens patients safer with the current regulatory environment that is focused on convenience? I think most of us would agree...
To charge or not to charge At a recent meeting, I was fortunate to connect with some fellow ODs who practice in different settings, and we were discussing different contact lens fitting and follow up practices. Some ODs charge for...
Office space for some is a none issue Oh, the envy I have when I visit friends with luxurious 10+ lane offices with so much space they have a Starbucks inside of them! In Brooklyn where space is typically around...
The contemporary definition of myopia is a disease based on the latest scientific research. Researchers indicate that myopia is an independent risk factor for glaucoma, cataracts, choroidal neovascular membranes and retinal detachment. In pathological myopia, there is three times...
It's as simple as a phone call... According to numerous studies, contact lens dropout hovers around 15%.1-6 Although patients may have trouble with their contact lenses, sometimes it is unknown if and when contact lens drop out occurs. Perhaps a...
As we know, contact lens discomfort is the number one reason for contact lens dropout (followed by vision not being as clear and then cost). When patients come into my office and complain about discomfort, here are some questions...
Resources for Contact Lenses As practitioners, we often times run into that challenging soft multifocal patient, or that bitoric gas permeable lens fit that we can't seem to get right. It is very helpful to know what resources we have...
“Disruption” is the king of all buzz words these days. During this episode of the ODs on Facebook Podcast we will be discussing the current and future impacts of disruptive forces in eyecare. Our guests for this episode are...
Contact lens discomfort, along with contact lens dropout, are highly prevalent conditions.1-7 The complete discontinuation of contact lenses is referred to as contact lens dropout. Contact lens dropout remains around 15-20%, even with advanced contact lens materials. A recent study...
Online refractions, are you ready? They haven't really even started…I’m talking about online refractions and in its wake another wave – a wave of teleconference medicine will come and you better have your swim trunks on. If you would like to...
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