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Episode 43: Is Dropout Avoidable?

by Dave Kading, OD, Mile Brujic, OD

Contact lens intolerance affects a significant number of wearers every year. Despite continued improvements in lenses and solutions, the dropout percentage has remained steady. By asking the right questions to narrow down the cause, physicians can determine the reason for patients’ discomfort. By understanding whether it is the lens, the type of solution, or the ocular surface itself that is causing trouble, ODs can avoid dropout and improve quality of life.