Sponsored Content By Elise Brisco, OD, Sheryl Simms, OD, Michael J. Dunn, OD, and Harvey Yamamoto, OD March 20, 2019 Natural products give you an opportunity to offer patients what many other eyecare practices don’t provide–a natural alternative to treatments with chemicals and artificial additives. Four ODs recently spoke to Review of Optometric Business about how they got started selling … Read More
Connie Vuong, OD, of Garden Grove, California, is a label-reader. Her own children and her husband all suffer from allergies and eczema, so she’s careful to look at the products she buys in case they trigger reactions in her family. When she came upon a Natural Ophthalmics booth at a professional meeting, she found a new approach to offer her patients.
Why start patients with medications when a natural approach could work wonders? One of the main reasons Natural Ophthalmics products are part of her practice is because she knows firsthand how they can help, says Pauline K. Buck OD, FAAO, FCOVD. At a 2012 College of Optometrists in Vision Development annual meeting in Texas, Dr. Buck was just getting over … Read More
By Marc Grossman, OD: In the age of processed food, and chemical-laden drugs from large pharmaceutical companies, having a natural eyecare product to offer patients is a competitive advantage. In my office, we pride ourselves on having Natural Ophthalmics products to prescribe and sell. Patients trust the products they buy in our office, and we know we are giving them a high-quality product that won’t irritate their eyes, rather than just sending them to the nearest drug store to see what they can find.
For Robin Sapossnek, OD, FCOVD, eyecare has always been about the whole person. She named her Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, practice Holistic Vision to demonstrate that holistic care “has always been my orientation” in her 36 years of practicing.