Speakers

David L. Kading, OD, FAAO

Dave Kading owns a 4 doctor 2 location 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’s area of the practice is a referral based dry eye, anterior segment and contact lens clinics are well known for utilizing the latest technology for complex or rudimentary dry eye or contact lens fits.

Dr. Kading has a one-year contact lens and dry eye post grad fellowship program. Together, he and his fellow, see complex patients and complete industry and non-industry research. His practice welcomes interns from 6 different optometry schools.

Outside of practice he co-owns Optometric Insights with Dr. Mile Brujic. 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, Australia, Europe, and Asia. He works closely with industry, publications, local, state, and national organizations. He is on the editorial advisory board for several publications and medical advisory board for several companies. He has a regular column in multiple print publications, and a digital video series called Clinical Insights on Eyetube OD.

Above all things, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Kristi Kading and their two daughters (Olivia 3, and Elise 1 year old) at their Woodinville, Washington home.