Optometrists who are not part of the growing trend might want to consider the potential benefits of fitting daily disposable lenses and reconsider their perceived objections.
When it comes to daily disposable (DD) contact lenses, a silicone hydrogel (SH) product can be just as comfortable as a hydrogel (H) lens. Practitioners should be confident in explaining material/brand benefits to their patients without being concerned that a recommended lens is more expensive than another.
Optometrists may encounter patients who are depressed due to their vision loss. Some may remark that they feel like prisoners in their own home (feelings of social isolation), while others may mention having suicidal thoughts.
Optometrists have interests in many aspects of the profession, such as contact lenses, low vision, dry eye, and sports vision.
Although I am not a pediatric specialist, I see children on a daily basis in my office. I am also a parent. My wife and I have two little boys. The older is almost 6 years old, and our younger is just over 2 years old.
Understanding structure-function relationships is crucially important in controlling glaucoma.
Non-eyecare practitioners will be screening your patients for diabetic retinopathy. Find out why this can help or hurt your patients and how you can help guide the process.
One of your patients, who previously had LASIK, now needs cataract surgery.
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