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#66 The Myopia Podcast: Dr. Nicholas Despotidis: Determining Fees and Talking with Your Patients

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Join us for an enlightening and engaging episode as we delve into the fascinating world of myopia management with the highly esteemed Dr. Nick Despotidis! ๐ŸŒŸ

In this episode, we'll uncover the secrets behind Dr. Nick's practice of successfully pivoting into myopia management, leading to remarkable success. Discover the reasons behind their unique approach to medical insurance and myopia management, and how it benefits both patients and practitioners alike. ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ’ก

Get ready to learn from the best as Dr. Nick shares invaluable insights into determining fees for orthokeratology, creating a transparent fee structure that nurtures trust and loyalty with patients. ๐Ÿงฎ๐Ÿ’ฒ๐Ÿ”

We'll also explore personalized tips and strategies to calculate the perfect fees for your own unique practice, allowing you to make informed decisions that drive positive outcomes for your patients. ๐Ÿ“ˆ

But it doesn't end there! Dr. Nick shows us the power of involving parents in the myopia management process, fostering a collaborative journey towards better eye health for the younger generation. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ’ž

Tune in now to The Myopia Podcast and let's explore the world of myopia management together! 

We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Oculus for their generous support, in making this episode possible. Don't miss out on this enlightening discussion!

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About Dr. Nicholas Despotidis:
Dr. Despotidis โ€œDr. Dโ€ and his wife Teresa have two sons, Nicholas and Gregory. It was his childrenโ€™s need for eyeglasses at very young ages that sparked his passion to investigate and address the growing number of children requiring eyeglasses. He is a pioneer in the use of custom contact lenses (orthokeratology), which are used to slow down the deterioration in the eyesight of children and young adults. His TEDx talk, A Childhood Disease Worth Preventing, has been translated into 6 languages. 

Dr. Despotidis graduated with honors from The State College of Optometry in New York and later completed a residency in Vision Therapy/Pediatric Vision.  He has published papers in optometric journals and is a frequent lecturer. He is also the lead author of the book, โ€œA Parent's Guide to Raising Children with Healthy Vision.โ€ 


Dr. Despotidis is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO), American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control (FAAOMC) and is a Board-Certified Fellow in Vision Therapy (FCOVD) with the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

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