Readers Say Patients’ Top Need-to-Know: OD’s Can Address Medical Eyecare Needs

Asked what optometric patients most need to be educated about, 42% of Review of Optometric Business readers said patients need to know their eye doctor can do more than just prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses–that they can also address their eye health needs. 25% said patients most need to learn about the impact of the sun’s ultra-violet rays on their eyes and how to protect their eyes, while 17% say patients need to understand the importance of annual comprehensive examinations. 8% said their patients need to be educated about why they should comply with contact lens care and how best to do it, while another 8% said parents need help understanding how to best care for their children’s eye health and vision needs.

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