Hydroxychloroquine is currently being tested as a treatment for Coronavirus. As optometrists, we are familiar with this drug and its ocular side effects; here's what you need to know.
When it comes to recommending 2-week lenses over monthly lenses and improving patient compliance, the simplest and most effective thing doctors can do is educate.
The first of their kind, these lenses are some of the best on the market! Read the article to learn more about these new transitions contacts.
Scleral lenses are a great option for patients who were unsuccessful wearing a soft lens, and can be a fantastic addition to your practice. Here's how to get started.
In the age of modern technology, Optometry practices should be choosing eyecare software than can serve as not only EHR's but practice management solutions.
Most of us have accepted the aches and pains of vision insurance as the norm. But what if you could be vision-plan free?
RevolutionEHR is an evolving, optometry based EHR that is user-friendly, easily customized, and evolving in today's healthcare environment.
In this article we discuss what KPIs are and how you can start using them right now to monitor and grow your optometry practice.
Essilor's CEO.D Program is a learning course designed to empower optometrists to successfully and efficiently run their practices.
The following is a complete guide to understanding all of the crizal no-glare lenses that are available for our patients and their viewing environments.
Computer lenses are an under utilized type of ophthalmic lens. Here is what you need to know in order to prescribe them for your presbyopes.
In my 3 years of private practice ownership, I've found 4 areas are vital for success: negotiation, research, identity, and long-term relationships.
Here are four reasons why and how private practice OD's can play an important role within their opticals. The health of your practice depends on it!
There is a lot of Essilor lens technology available for your patients in order to meet their many needs and visual demands. Here is what you need to know.
As Medicare providers, you must understand MACRA as it is important to stay up to date with Medicare payment reform and what that means for your practice.
Here is everything you need to know about Transitions lenses for your patients and your practice including how they work and who can benefit from them.
Here are my top reasons why expensive sunglasses are worth the extra cost vs cheaper sunglasses and how you should be educating your patients.
Amniotic membranes are becoming a fantastic treatment option for many patients with ocular disease and pathology. Find out when and how to use them!
Essilor is a major player in optometry and industry, and as such, are subject to major speculation. Here are 6 dispelled myths and 5 truths about them.
Here are the top 5 ophthalmic products you should have in your optometry practice throughout the year 2016!
These are some pressing questions and issues facing Essilor, answered by Dr. Howard Purcell.
These are six critical things to discuss with every patient at every eye exam. Make sure your patients understand the importance of what optometrists do.
Here are some facts about the digital lens era to improve understanding and discussions with patients. Digital refers to process not a type of lens.
Here is what you need to know about the progression of myopia, and recent studies on how to delay or stop the progression of it.
An implantable contact lens (ICL) is an excellent alternative for a patient who is not a good candidate for Lasik due to high myopia or thin corneas.
From a creative practice name to a killer social media presence, here are five key ways optometry practices can build an appealing brand.
No matter what one's profession, there are certain things that drive one crazy. As an optometrist, there are many things that drive us crazy!
ACUVUE ® 1-Day MOIST® Brand Multifocal lenses combine Lacreon technology with pupil optimized design. It is the premium option for presbyopic patients.
Staying current on the latest legislative issues in optometry is vital for all new graduates. It's imperative we stay informed and support AOA/ state PAC.
The use of 3d printing is expanding in all industries. 3d printing may be used in eye care to treat refractive error, disease, and create spectacles.
33% of all new graduates will go into corporate optometry as either an associate or leaseholder. Here are the things you should consider prior to signing.
Dr. Dryer gives you the ins and outs of typical corporate optometry leases, how they vary by state, and variance by corporation. A sample lease included.
Here are 5 ophthalmic products my practice can't live without: freshday/clariti lenses, custom clips, Aframes, Cooper mobile app, and an EHR patient portal.
When it comes to opening a new optometry practice, new owners find the hardware selection the most foreign. This article covers the basics of selection.
Dr. Dryer shares how she designed her one-of-a-kind optical, and how she transformed her practice into an optical destination when she opened cold!
Fitting rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses is not always easy or clear cut. Here are quick types of adjustments that can be made to improve the fit of an RGP.
The beginning steps of opening an optometry practice include determining location, obtaining loans, needed documentation, and personal insurance to acquire.
11 reasons opening an optometry practice cold may be for you. Advice from Dr. Dryer who opening her practice cold 1.5 years ago. She covers the ability to be your own boss, willingness to work, and be a creative and innovative thinker.
Visual merchandising is key to optical sales for both associates and owner Optometrists. Buyer behaviors are influenced by merchandising.
First time attendees and practice owners may find Vision Expo West overwhelming. This new OD buyer's guide addresses how to best see and do everything at Vision Expo West.
Here are the reasons that Dr. Ryan Corte and Dr. Courtney Dryer, both chose to be Vision Source optometrists when they graduated optometry school. They are extremely successful.
A New Grad dedicates her life and profession to serving the people in Guatemala. She is setting up an eye care clinic to serve the less fortunate.
Before I opened my optometry practice cold, I wish I had known more about lens technologies, ophthalmic dispensing, marketing, hiring, and insurance billing and coding.
The optical is the heart of your optometric practice. As a new graduate and dispensary owner, it’s vital to design a great optical and this is how to do it.