Discussion workshop: In a muddle with multifocals?
This session will review the fitting of three presbyopic patients with fitting challenges to help solve common difficulties with confidence. We will discuss patient scenarios post initial fitting/conversation to identify the resolutions of some common concerns with the aim to successfully fit and manage the presbyopic soft contact lens wearer. The patient journey will also be reviewed to look at how this can be made simpler and more efficient so that the patients’ problems can be resolved confidently and easily.
An understanding of the advancements in technology, including multifocal toric and monovision contact lenses, and the ability to explain the advantages and disadvantages of these methods to the patient
An understanding of how to fit a first time presbyopic contact lens wearer competently and the ability to communicate the visual expectations clearly to the patient
An understanding of how to make the fitting process simpler to ensure patient satisfaction and without inconveniencing the patient.