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Frequent Replacement is Best
patients report that they will only change their contact lenses when they become
uncomfortable. Remind them that by the time they feel this discomfort, deposits
have accumulated on the lens, which can also blur vision and lead to health
problems such as giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC). A clean lens feels
better, provides better vision and is safer. Helping patients understand the
importance of frequent replacement helps to promote schedule compliance and
reduce complications such as GPC.
Ritchey, OD, MS
Keep and Treat Patients as They Age|
as we might, there's no getting around aging -- for us or for our patients.
Chances are, a large number of these patients are developing presbyopia . . .
and still want to wear contact lenses. ACUVUE BIFOCAL with PUPIL INTELLIGENT
DESIGN provides optimal near and far vision under varying light conditions.
Anticipating a patient's needs as he or she ages is an excellent way to build
your practice and strengthen the relationship with your patients. Learn more by
Report adverse contact lens reactions here: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/medwatch/
or call (800) FDA-1088.
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