Contact lens practice is the greatest source of legal claims in optometry, involving between 4Qand 50of professional liability cases filed annually. There are several reasons for the frequency of contact lens claims, among them a growing obligation to provide informed consent, an unshirkable requirement to monitor ocular health, and a longstanding problem with patient compliance.
John G. Classe, OD JD
Company: NOVA Southeastern University
CE Credits: 1
CE Format: Macromedia presentation
COPE ID: 12710-EJ