Despite your best efforts consulting your patients in the exam room and the work of your contact lens technicians, you may be surprised to know that there’s still a disconnect between what’s understood regarding proper care of contact lenses.
According to a Bausch & Lomb survey 71% of doctors felt their patients understood how to properly care for their lenses1. However, when the patients were surveyed, all of the respondents said they have cared for their contact lenses in the same manner they have had for years – sometimes up to 25 years2!
It’s crucial for your patients to have a positive experience with contact lenses: from comfort to correction; from ease of care to quick reordering. Eyefinity/OfficeMate can assist you in providing quick and convenient contact lens ordering through Reordercontacts.com.
I recently interviewed Dr. F. Mason Smith and his staff on how Reordercontacts.com has assisted his practice in promoting contact lens compliance by providing convenient contact lens ordering on his own website. Click here to listen to the recorded webinar.
1 Jason J. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO; Contact Lenses 2008; Contact Lens Spectrum; January 2009
2 2009 Research Results, Project FishEye; ReFocus Summary, Influence Points from CBS and ReFocus