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Tangible Science and X-Cel Specialty Contacts Launch Specialty Contact Lens Education Program




(PRESS RELEASE) MENLO PARK, CA and DULUTH, GA – Tangible Science and X-Cel Specialty Contacts announced that they are partnering on a collaborative educational series with four leading contact lens specialists to help improve comfort, wear time and overall patient acceptance for specialty contact lens designs. The program will include case reports prepared by each of the participating eye care professionals based on their own experiences and presented in a series of online evening events they will moderate. Events currently scheduled are:

October 23, 2018
“Let’s get comfortable with Tangible Hydra-PEG”
Learn how Tangible Hydra-PEG works to improve overall comfort for custom lens patients
Chad Rosen, O.D., M.B.A, F.A.A.O.
Michigan College of Optometry, Big Rapids, MI

November 13, 2018
“Since contact lenses don’t have defrost buttons”
Learn how Tangible Hydra-PEG works to minimize scleral fogging
Stephanie Woo, O.D., F.A.A.O., F.S.L.S.
Havasu Eye Center, Lake Havasu, AZ

December 12, 2018
“Defending your patient’s lenses from deposits”
Learn how Tangible Hydra-PEG keeps lenses clean and clear of deposits
Andrew J. Biondo, O.D., F.S.L.S
Kirkwood Eye Associates, Kirkwood, MO

January 9, 2019
“Not a dry eye in the house”
Learn how Tangible Hydra-PEG can help your dry eye patients
Jerry L. Robben, O.D.
Bowden Eye Associates, Jacksonville, FL

Eye care professionals interested in registering for one or more webinars should click here.


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Each case study will address a different, challenging patient condition, including dry eyes, lens fogging, heavy depositors and patients intolerant of gas permeable lenses.

“We are very fortunate to be able to partner with these talented contact lens specialists to educate their peers on ways to improve patient satisfaction with specialty contact lenses,” said Brandon Felkins, chief operating officer and co-founder of Tangible Science. “Each of them have been strong supporters of Tangible Science and X-Cel, and we are confident that their experiences will contribute to the success of other practitioners looking to enhance their practices.

“We are excited to co-sponsor this important program this fall designed to show how advanced lenses and technologies can benefit both patients and the eye care professionals that treat them,” said Derrell James, vice president and general manager of X-Cel Specialty Contacts. “The topics that are being covered are common challenges most practitioners face every day and they can hear how some of their leading peers are easily solving them.”


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