When Julie Phan, OD, and her and husband Toan Nguyen, OD, OD, created the layout for their office at San Marino Optometry in San Marino, California, a dry eye treatment room was on the blueprints from the start.
Despite the impressive advances made in contact lens materials and designs, anywhere from 16 percent to 20 percent of contact lens wearers drop out of contact lenses each year.
Stephanie Frankel, OD, works at Hollywood Eye Institute, an ophthalmology group in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that specializes in beauty procedures, from blepharoplasty to Botox and more.
As is true for most primary care optometrists, Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD, of Houston, Texas, is seeing many more patients who complain of dry eye.
Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA, provides a high level of patient education to all of her patients.
Kelly Kerksick, OD, remembers talking with a friend who mentioned that she had begun to sell some beauty products in her optometric practice.
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