Tag Archives: pediatrics

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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Handling Children and Contact Lenses

Matt Geller, OD, sat down with Linda Chous, OD, who shares great tips on handling children and contact lenses and how to use this demographic to develop a niche practice. “Usually around middle school, kids start wondering about contact lenses,” Chous says. And some parents want to know what the …

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This is How You Can Try to Stop the Progression of Myopia

As an optometrist, it is likely you are asked about myopia progression from concerned parents every day. Is there anything we can do to stop his eyes from getting worse? According to a study conducted in the United States between 1999-2004, one-third of the population is affected by myopia. In Eastern Asian countries, it …

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