on Wednesday, January 23, 2013
As an eye care professional, you know that not all patients are the same with the same needs. Some patients may need a little extra time when it comes to fitting them with the right contact lenses. These include patients who have astigmatism that may need to be fit with toric contact lenses. As a world leader of toric contact lenses, CooperVision has the products and the expertise to help you successfully fit toric lenses.
Here are some helpful tips that you can use when you want to fit toric contact lenses:
Ask yourself the right questions:
- Is this patient a candidate for toric soft contact lenses?
- What material best meets the patient's vision and lifestyle needs?
- Which lens is available for the parameters that are necessary to fit the patient?
Make sure that you know what tools are available to you.
CooperVision offers a variety of support when it comes to fitting toric contact lenses. In fact, we have an entire section devoted to you on our practitioner website that gives you easy access to a variety of helpful toric fitting information, including procedures for diagnostic and empirical fitting, helpful case studies, and much more.
Use the fitting guides offered by contact lens manufacturers.
It is essential to fit your patient correctly with a toric contact lens if you want a successful practice. So why not use the tools offered to you by contact lens manufacturers that can help you do that? CooperVision offers a great tool called the ToriTrak Calculator that is the most accurate method of fitting our toric contact lenses and is designed to eliminate errors in estimating lens rotation.
No matter what your fitting needs may be, CooperVision is able to provide you with the tools to fit your toric patients.