Contact lens dispensing headlines AADO meeting

September 10, 2004

A lunch forum on contact lens dispensing will highlight the annual meeting of the American Association of Dispensing Ophthalmologists (AADO) Sept. 8 to 11 in Las Vegas.

A lunch forum on contact lens dispensing will highlight the annual meeting of the American Association of Dispensing Ophthalmologists (AADO) Sept. 8 to 11 in Las Vegas.

The session, held Sept. 10 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., will feature presentations by Vincent K. Young, MD, and Katherine McNelis, COA, FNAO, and will cover the establishment of office procedures and policies for a successful contact-lens practice.

Held concurrently with the International Vision Expo, the AADO's "Dispensing Ophthalmology Conference" is jointly sponsored by the Medical Society of the State of New York and Ophthalmology Times. New courses slated for the event include:

  • Dispensing benchmarks-Everything you need to run a successful dispensary.

  • Image and the dispensing ophthalmology practice—Have you established your personal brand?

  • Spectacle lenses in the MD practice—The latest cutting edge technology.

  • Patient communications: New marketing and merchandising.

  • Common ocular surface diseases—Dx and Rx.

  • How to improve your capture rate into the dispensary.