What is an opthamologist how do they help people with arthritis?


Rheumatoid arthritis patient Cheryl Crow interviews Dr. Jennifer Lee to learn about what opthamologists do and how they can help with the unique needs of people with inflammatory arthritis.

***Video quality disclaimer: this was one of the first videos I did and I forgot to focus the camera before setting it up (insert facepalm emoji). Live and learn!***

1) (Minute 0:06) – Introduction to Opthamology and discussion about the difference between opticians, optometrists and opthamologists.
2) (Minute 1:18) – How do opthamologists help people with inflammatory arthritis and related rheumatic conditions?
3) (Minute 2:23) – What do opthamologists wish people with inflammatory arthritis knew?
4) (Minute 5:01) – How does juvenile idiopathic arthritis affect the eye?
5) (Minute 6:02) – What to do if you have difficulty squeezing eye drop bottles due to your arthritis?

Dr. Lee owns Washington Pacific Eye Associates in Kirkland, WA and you can learn more about her here: https://www.infocusoptical.com/OurPractice.html 

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