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Dave Kading, OD, FAAO, FCLSA

Dave Kading owns a private practice in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry before being accepted to their prestigious Cornea and Contact Lens Residency.

Dr. Kading specializes in: complicated contact lens fitting. His referral based dry eye and contact lens clinics are well known for utilizing the latest technology for complex or rudimentary dry eye or contact lens fits.

Dr. Kading welcomes interns from 5 different optometry schools into the  practice, and is a frequent guest lecturer at schools around the US. Outside of practice he co-owns Optometric Insights. Optometric Insights Inspires Success  by helping emerging optometrist’s transition into the practice of their dreams as well as educating clinicians in novel and unique ways to diagnose and treat patients.

Dr. Kading enjoys conducting clinical research within his practice, he has written over a hundred articles and papers, and has given several hundred lectures in North America, Europe, and Asia. He works closely with industry, publications, local, state, and national organizations. He has a regular column in contact lens spectrum, contact lens today, and a digital video series called Clinical Insights on Eyetube OD.