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 Sheryl Simms, OD: Dry eye is a growing challenge, with an aging population, and more people spending long hours on digital devices, and taking prescription medications that cause dryness. Fortunately, there is an array of treatments and services to help these patients.
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.
By Harvey Yamamoto, OD: Natural eye drops and pellets, free of artificial additives and chemicals, can enhance the comfort of your patients’ eyes, and in the process, help improve vision by stabilizing the tear film. When patients are more comfortable, and feel they see better than they did before, your practice becomes a winner in their eyes–one they are likely to refer friends and family to.
By Steven Cantrell, OD July 27, 2016 There are many conditions that I prescribe hydrating eye drops for, but it’s important to me that I only prescribe natural drops. For those afflicted with dryness due to ocular allergies, chronic dry eye, contact lenses, glaucoma ophthalmic-induced corneal irritation, early cataracts and macular degeneration, I often recommend drops from Natural Ophthalmics. A … Read More
By Richard Zhang, MD, OD, PhD, FIAO A natural eye drop created especially for Ortho-K patients makes the process of reshaping the cornea more comfortable and safe for patients, enabling more patients to stick with the regimen, and stay in your practice. Orthokeratology, or Ortho-K, represents a great opportunity for patients, and a practice builder for your practice. But only … Read More