Many people are drawn to opticianry because it is a patient-centered, fashion-forward, healthcare embedded, and strong hands-on component profession. There are few careers that have such a rich and diverse mix of knowledge and skill sets. Where can you transform someone’s appearance and help enhance and improve what they see in the world?
There has been a huge increase in the number of children and young adults who we see for eye exams daily. With this increase, I have found that there are three categories of patient parents, and all of them require a certain style of approach. Learning to communicate well with the different parenting styles may be difficult, but will make your day to day in the clinic much easier and more pleasant.