Establishing and Succeeding in Specialty Contact Lens Practice - The Business of a Contact Lens Specialty Practice

    • Free Session

Establishing and Succeeding in Specialty Contact Lens Practice - The Business of a Contact Lens Specialty Practice

03/15/2018, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM



This course will be a panel presentation by a group of highly successful specialty contact lens practitioners. They will share their various journeys in the establishment of their contact lens practices. They will tell you about the key elements required in the different portions of their practice that together resulted in practices that attract patients from near and far. Topics that will be discussed will include; how do you take that first step towards being a contact lens specialist, the importance of highly skilled and educated staff, the incorporation of advanced technologies in specialty contact lens practice, how to establish practice systems and how build a referral network.


  • S. Barry Eiden


    OD, FAAO

    North Suburban Vision Consultants, Ltd.

    Dr. Eiden is president and medical director of North Suburban Vision Consultants, Ltd., a multi-specialty group eye care practice. He is president...

  • Robert Steinmetz



    iCare Advisors LLC

    Dr. Robert Steinmetz is the director and owner of SoLo Eye Care and Eyewear Gallery in the South Loop. Dr. Bob was born and raised in Oak Lawn, IL...

  • Brooke Messer



    Cornea and Contact Lens Institute of Minnesota

    Dr. Messer received her doctor of optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry, and subsequently went on to specialize in Cornea...

  • Susan Resnick


    OD, FAAO

    Drs. Farkas, Kassalow, Resnick and Associates, P.C.

    Dr. Susan Resnick is principal and managing partner in the contact lens specialty practice of Drs. Farkas, Kassalow, Resnick and Associates, with...

  • Clarke Newman


    OD, FAAO

    Plaza Vision Center

    Dr. Clarke Newman is a 1986 graduate of the University Of Houston College Of Optometry, and he has been in private practice in Dallas, TX since. His...

Type of Session

  1. Type of Session Panel


  1. A - ABO No
  2. C - COPE Yes
  3. FL-OD - Florida State Board of Optometry Yes
  4. FL-OP - Florida State Board of Opticianry Yes
  5. FL-T - Florida State Board of Opticianry – Technical No
  6. N - NCLE Yes
  7. NYS-CL-A - New York State Opticians - Contact Lenses - Advanced No
  8. NYS-CL-I - New York State Opticians-Contact Lenses-Intermediate Yes
  9. NYS-D-A - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Advanced No
  10. NYS-D-B - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Basic No
  11. NYS-D-I - New York State Opticians-Dispensing-Intermediate No
  12. O - Orals No
  13. P - AOA Paraoptometric Commission No
  14. T - TQ-CEE No
  15. TPA - Therapeutic No


  1. Track
    Global Contact Lens Forum

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