How one OD incorporates new contact lens technology in his practice

November 6, 2020
David Kading, OD, FAAO, FCLSA

Dr. Kading owns a two-location, three-doctor practice in Seattle. He specializes in dry eye and contact lenses with an emphasis on keratoconus and meibomian gland dysfunction. He also owns Optometric Insights, a service providing career coaching, with Dr.

Will new contact lens technology bring about better patient care?

David Kading, OD, FAAO, FCLSA lays out the steps his practices take to successfully incorporate new contact lens technology and reviews the questions ODs should ask when doing the same:

· Is this lens going to serve a purpose other than a lens I currently have?

· If so, is it a better technology and is it going to bring about better patient care?

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