We have all heard that titanium is tough, lightweight, and hypoallergenic, and we know to convey these features to our patients. But there can be much more to the story when it comes to titanium that we can overlook when presenting these fabulous products. Here are a few tips to help when giving your patient the low-down on why to choose one frame over another.
It was the top of the 4th, one out and no one on base in the May 11 ball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees. The Rays were leading 2-0 when Yankee Brett Gardner hit a fly ball into left field. Rays outfielder Tommy Pham raced for the catch just as he lost his left contact lens. Without breaking stride, however, the ball landed neatly in Pham’s glove for the second out. Pham searched the ground for a moment, then reached into his back pocket, pulled out a compact mirror and spare contact lens to reinsert the lens on the field. Pham made it seem like no big deal.