TITLE

Develop Your Specialty Contact Lens Practice

AUTHOR(S)
Brujic, Mile
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Review of Optometry;1/15/2009 Review of Cornea & Contac, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips for ophthalmologists on how to develop significant contact lens practice. Ophthalmologists should value the patient history, the actual examination, and medical decision-making when considering the contact lens options. In addition, ophthalmologists need to understand the materials used in soft contact lenses.
ACCESSION #
36395137

 

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