Integrated Care / Pre- and Postoperative

Episode 9: Talking to the Surgical Patient

Michael Cooper, OD, of the Windham Eye Group in Willimantic, Connecticut, discusses how to speak to a surgical patient with Andrew Morgenstern, OD, President-Elect, Maryland Optometric Association. Dr. Morgenstern explains the demographics of his patient population and the tools available. He says that educating patients prior to surgery will result in the best possible outcomes.