Discussion workshop: Delving into the life of a presbyope
Despite the great advances in multifocal contact lenses, successfully fitting presbyopes can still be challenging for the eye care practitioner and the practice team. However, how much consideration is given to the everyday experience of an individual patient and how they feel about the impact presbyopia has on their life? This workshop will explore all the options to correct presbyopia, including contact lens designs and materials, and share tips to improve how presbyopes are questioned and advised. Using small group discussions, delegates will discover how to increase excitement and successfully approach the offer of contact lenses for presbyopes presenting to the practice
The ability to develop advanced listening and communication skills
Recognise the options available to correct presbyopia to increase knowledge and confidence in prescribing and/or discussing contact lenses for presbyopic patients.