Early, frequent education benefits patients

WASHINGTON — It is important to educate patients early and often, according to a speaker at Refractive Day at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.
“I think all of us have learned that the earlier patients get information — in their homes, before they enter our office — the better off we are in terms of education,” Y. Ralph Chu, MD, said. “We’ve learned over the last 15 years that more and more information is required, even before a patient enters our office for cataract surgery.”
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WASHINGTON — It is important to educate patients early and often, according to a speaker at Refractive Day at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.
“I think all of us have learned that the earlier patients get information — in their homes, before they enter our office — the better off we are in terms of education,” Y. Ralph Chu, MD, said. “We’ve learned over the last 15 years that more and more information is required, even before a patient enters our office for cataract surgery.”
Discussing financial information is also