Tag Archives: patient education

Two-Week Contact Lenses and When To Use Them

There are advantages of two-week contact lenses that can be beneficial for patients and practitioners. In this video, Dr. Kate Gettinger discusses when she calls upon two-week contact lenses and why. While there is a long list of reasons why many eye care professionals (ECPs) choose daily disposable contact lenses …

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Optometrists and Surgical Care and Co-Management

T'Sani Watson OD

Dr. T’Sani Watson discusses optometrists and surgical care and co-management in this video interview. When it comes to making referrals, communication, patient education, and having a relationship with the surgeon to whom you are referring to is key. Even though we are not performing the procedure ourselves, it is critical …

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Patient Communication Tips for Optometrists

Mario di Cosmo OD

Dr. Mario Di Cosmo shares patient communication tips for optometrists. Communication is everything. When it comes to communication in your practice and with patients, effective communication should begin with building a personal connection with the patient. By building a personal connection, this will allow you to speak their language, and …

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Getting Comfortable With Multifocal Contact Lenses

Gabrielle Boyd OD

Getting comfortable with multifocal contact lenses can be difficult, but with the right strategy and patient education you can be very successful. Dr. Gabrielle Boyd shares her top tips for fitting multifocal contact lenses in this video interview. Dr. Boyd recommends gathering information before you even start the fitting process. …

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The Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Melissa Barnett OD

There are many great benefits of daily disposable contact lenses. Despite these benefits, we know that oftentimes cost or other factors impact the value our patients perceive in them, driving them to start off in reusable lenses, particularly for those first time wearers. In this video interview, Dr. Melissa Barnett …

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How to Survive a Pediatric Optometry Exam

how to survive a pediatric optometry exam

Working at a family private practice, I have the great opportunity to see patients of all ages. But there’s something fun and exciting when it comes to seeing patients in a pediatric optometry exam. Their excitement to read letters because they’re a “big kid” now; watching the parents silently reading …

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