Myopia in your Practice - Why now? And how?

Aired July 21, 2021

Get ready for a back-to-school season like no other! As kids head back to the classroom after over a year of distance learning, ODs may be facing a new epidemic, the Myopia Epidemic.

Join Matt Oerding from Treehouse Eyes and EyeCarePro’s Marc Wolfe along with Dr. Selena Chan for a 45-minute discussion on why Myopia is becoming more of an issue and what doctors can do about it.

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Covid-19 and Myopia
  • Speaking with parents
  • Doctors experience in the lane
  • Educating your patients with marketing 

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Our Presenters

Matt Oerding is an executive with 25 years of experience with Novartis, General Mills and General Electric. Passionate about making a difference in people's lives, Matt has focused on the eye care sector since 2001. In 2015 Matt co-founded Treehouse Eyes, the leading eye care business focused on treating myopia in children, which now has over 45 locations across the United States with rapid growth. Matt is also the past Board Chair for the Global Myopia Awareness Coalition (GMAC), a coalition of 15 companies and associations focused on driving public awareness of childhood myopia and treatment options.

Oerding head shot May 2016

Dr. Selena Chan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of California at Davis. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry cum laude from Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Chan continues to contribute to the community and is an active member of the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association, and San Francisco Optometric Society. Dr. Chan participated in vision screening program for the San Francisco Unified School District, provided vision care for thousands of kids!

EyeCarePro has become the industry leader in marketing and works with over 2000 practices across the US and Canada to help them get new patients online. EyeCarePro's focus on innovation and specialization has allowed them to develop services for all types of practices from single-doctor community practices, to neuro, VT, scleral, low vision, or myopia practices up to multi-location urban powerhouses. Come and meet your next Digital Marketing Manager at EyeCarePro. We're here to help you grow your practice.