Dec. 6, 2017
Optometrists can capture new opportunities in the emerging field of aesthetic optometry, says Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD, of Vision Optique in Houston, Texas. She works with other medical professionals, including plastic surgeons, to provide her patients with excellent vision and a youthful appearance.
JOIN THE AESTHETIC MEDICAL COMMUNITY. Collaborate with plastic surgeons and dermatologists to help patients look, see and feel their best. Make yourself known to other medical professionals in this field.
ENHANCE COMFORT. Show patients how you can treat dry eye or help them to care for their eyelash extensions, so they are not interfering with eyewear.
DIAGNOSE DRY EYE. Patients with eyelash extensions, experiencing discomfort, may have dry eye disease or infections. Diagnose and prescribe a regimen to aid eye health and comfort.
PRESCRIBE MULTIFOCAL CLs. Help patients look youthful and enjoy youthful vision with multifocal contact lenses.
Leverage the Power of Local Media Appearances
Click HERE , or the image below, to see Dr. Shen Lee interviewed on local television on how to keep eyes healthy and comfortable when wearing eyelash extensions. Media coverage is critical to defining and promoting aesthetic optometry services to the public.