Delegate Profile

Dave Kading

Job TitleOD, FAAO

Company NameKading Consulting


Dave Kading owns Specialty Eyecare Group, a two practices, 3 doctor practice in Seattle Washington. He graduated from Pacific University and completed a residency in cornea and contact lenses prior to moving to Seattle. Specialty Eyecare Group encompasses primary care with subspecialties including pediatrics and binocular vision, glaucoma and retinal disease, anterior segment, dry eye and contact lenses. Dr. Kading specializes in complicated contact lens fitting, keratoconus, ocular surface disease, and the anterior segment. He welcomes students from 5 different schools into the practice and co-owns Optometric Insights with Dr. Mile Brujic. Optometric Insights educated clinicians in novel and unique ways as well as providing career coaching for optometry students. Dr. Kading enjoys research, writing, and has lectured in over 30 states on topics including practice management, career development, anterior segment, and contact lenses. He works closely with industry, publications, local, state, and national organizations to help enrich patients and practitioners lives.

Education Sessions

  • The Shifting Sands of Dry Eye and MGD - Expert Perspective

    September 15, 2017, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, 905-V

    This course will look at Meibomian Gland Dysfunction MGD which is one of the main causes of dry eye disease and ocular surface disease. We will explore the work...

    • Language: English
  • New and Innovative Uses for Contact Lenses

    September 16, 2017, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, 601-V

    New and Innovative Uses for Contact Lenses is a progressive lecture that may touch on the latest trends in the contact lens industry. The topics of the course i...

    • Language: English
  • 7 Steps to Making Multifocals Matter

    September 16, 2017, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, 705-V

    Nearly one third of our patients are presbyopic and most of them are not satisfied with their vision correction. Of importance, all vision corrections for the ...

    • Language: English
  • Innovative Innovations for Optometric Practice - DISEASE

    September 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 707-V

    This course highlights a new age of eyecare practice. This is the age where technology makes a practitioner better and more connected to their patients. Retinal...

    • Language: English
  • Practical Approach to Advanced Anterior Segment Disease

    September 16, 2017, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM, 601-V

    Anterior segment diseases spread far and wide. They range from inflammatory to viral to bacterial as well as being of unknown etiology. This course reviews seve...

    • Language: English

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