Aaron’s have invested heavily in Technology; and have been doing this from when the Technology first became available.
So, we are somewhat sceptical of those who now suggest they are innovators making available the latest technologies for patient care. We challenge this and pose the question: Why now and not when the technology was first available; did patients not deserve it then?
Little wonder Aaron’s quickly became award winners; having won
Investing in excellent diagnostic equipment, without the educational skills to interpret, results in unnecessary referral to a hospital system, already under stress. Technology must be coupled with qualifications. A technician can capture an image, the clinical skill is in interpreting the results. This skill is where the value of Medical (IP) Optometrists lie.