Why aren’t you fitting patients into multifocal contacts?
With the increasing amount of presbyopes each year, we as optometrists have a great opportunity to help patients meet their needs of vision correction. We know multifocal contact lenses exist – some OD’s fit virtually none while others have a huge population of wearers. Many other OD’s fit in between the two spectrums. I was actually surprised to find out from one of my contact lens representatives that there are only about 7,000 practitioners in the U.S. who fit more than one patient per month with soft multifocal lenses.
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