May 2, 2016
NEW YORK – A panel of experts discussed the industry’s resistance to change in light of technological advances, such as remote refraction, 3-D printing and wearable technology, in a symposium here at Vision Expo East.
“We are habitual in how we do things,” panelist Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, head of the ocular surface disease clinic and director of clinical research at the Koffler Vision Group in Lexington, Ky., said. “Part of the reason is complacency. If you’re fairly successful, you don’t feel the need to change.