Matt Geller, OD

Matt Geller, OD

Matt Geller, OD is the co-founder and CEO of CovalentCreative - an independently owned digital marketing agency that provides content, creative, and technology services for forward-thinking eyecare organizations. CovalentCreative is the parent company of EyesOnEyecare.com - a digital publication that focuses on providing clinical and career education to the up-and-coming generation of optometrists and ophthalmologists.

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Dr. Art Epstein—Forever Loved by the Eyecare Community
General
Dr. Art Epstein—Forever Loved by the Eyecare Community

Arthur B. Epstein OD, FAAO, FABCO, FABCLA, DPNAP passed away far too soon on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at the age of 71.

September 30, 2022
Optometry Scope of Practice in the United States
Licensing
Optometry Scope of Practice in the United States

This is a complete and updated list of all 50 States and the optometry scope of practice for each including glaucoma, lasers, oral medications, and other laws for each state.

June 17, 2022
The 2022 Glaucoma Report
Glaucoma
The 2022 Glaucoma Report

We surveyed over 750 eyecare professionals on their approaches to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of glaucoma. Download your free copy of the report to learn how your colleagues in optometry and ophthalmology are approaching this disease!

June 13, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to Non-Clinical Optometry Careers
Non-clinical careers
The Ultimate Guide to Non-Clinical Optometry Careers

Many non-clinical careers for optometrists exist. Here are some of the most common non-clinical paths and advice on how to get those jobs.

May 17, 2022
Average Optometrist Salary & Calculator
Salary & Benefits
Average Optometrist Salary & Calculator

Optometrist salaries vary widely depending on state, setting, experience, and even gender. Use this calculator and the information from our most recent surveys to learn more about the factors influencing how much you make, and see where your salary ranks.

January 7, 2022
The 2021 Optometrist Report
Optometry Industry Info
The 2021 Optometrist Report

In this report, see what 685 optometrists had to say about the state (and future!) of optometry in 2021.

December 6, 2021
How to Become a Spectera Provider
Credentialing
How to Become a Spectera Provider

Here is a brief outline on how to join the Spectera network as an optometrist so you can begin seeing patients.

November 25, 2021
An Optometrist Reviews the Ray-Ban Stories Glasses
Products & Technology
An Optometrist Reviews the Ray-Ban Stories Glasses

EssilorLuxottica has partnered with Facebook to create the Ray-Ban Stories, the most fashionable piece of wearable tech yet. We tried them out—here’s what to know from an optometrist’s perspective.

September 17, 2021
Eyes On Eyecare at ASCRS: 2021's Top Anterior Segment Meeting
Continuing Education
Eyes On Eyecare at ASCRS: 2021's Top Anterior Segment Meeting

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) in-person meeting in Las Vegas, NV was an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and friends and learn about new developments in the field in person.

August 2, 2021
Compare the Best Optometry Schools in the US - Plus Quiz
Pre-optometry
Compare the Best Optometry Schools in the US - Plus Quiz

Which optometry school is right for you? Use our catalog and quiz to find the best-fit program for your needs.

July 1, 2021
How To Look Up Your NPI Number
Licensing
How To Look Up Your NPI Number

There are many different websites out there you can use to locate your NPI number. Each of them is different, though, so we did a review of all NPI lookup websites and the pros and cons.

July 1, 2021
The 2021 Glaucoma Report
Optometry Industry Info
The 2021 Glaucoma Report

We surveyed 667 optometrists on glaucoma diagnosis, treatment, and management. Download your free copy of the 2021 Glaucoma Report to see how your practice compares.

June 21, 2021
The 2021 Optometry Student Report
Optometry Students
The 2021 Optometry Student Report

In this first-of-its-kind report, see what 1,476 optometry students—20% of all U.S. students—had to say about the clinical education and professional development provided by U.S. and Canadian optometry schools.

February 23, 2021
The 2020 Optometrist Report
Optometry Industry Info
The 2020 Optometrist Report

In this report, see what 719 ODs had to say about the unique challenges faced by optometry in 2020.

October 29, 2020
Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Fellowships: An Inside Look
Fellowship
Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Fellowships: An Inside Look

What does it take to excel in a fellowship (and how do you land one in the first place)? We asked Dr. John Berdahl, MD, and Dr. Daniel Terveen, MD to give us the scoop.

August 6, 2020
What Is CAQH and How To Register for It as an Optometrist
Credentialing
What Is CAQH and How To Register for It as an Optometrist

Registering for CAQH makes life a lot easier to get credentialed on insurance plans as an optometrist. Many medical and vision insurance companies use CAQH.

July 1, 2020
How Patient Questionnaires Can Streamline Ophthalmology Workflows and Improve Patient Candidacy
Practice Management
How Patient Questionnaires Can Streamline Ophthalmology Workflows and Improve Patient Candidacy

Moving patient history taking online can save time for both you and your patients—and improve care and candidacy numbers, as well.

June 18, 2020
Why Healthcare Organizations Are Taking Their Advisory Boards Online
Optometry Industry Info
Why Healthcare Organizations Are Taking Their Advisory Boards Online

Virtual advisory boards offer a variety of benefits for healthcare organizations, from tapping into new audiences to cutting travel costs. Here's what you need to know about taking your next advisory board online!

June 16, 2020
Patient Education Downloads for Reopening Your Eyecare Practice
Practice Management
Patient Education Downloads for Reopening Your Eyecare Practice

As practices being to reopen during the pandemic, your patients will want to know what you're doing to protect their health.

May 7, 2020
The Future of Genetic Testing in Optometry + Report
Genetics
The Future of Genetic Testing in Optometry + Report

In 2019, we surveyed 427 optometrists on their knowledge of and opinions on genetic testing in eyecare. Download the free report, and read the commentary from three ODs to learn what you need to know!

April 29, 2020
How to Host a Successful Virtual Conference in Eyecare
Optometry Industry Info
How to Host a Successful Virtual Conference in Eyecare

Planning a virtual event? Read our guide to hosting a successful virtual conference or trade show in the eyecare industry!

April 13, 2020
Instagram Live on Opening an Optometry Practice Cold in the Current Climate
Cold Start
Instagram Live on Opening an Optometry Practice Cold in the Current Climate

Dr. Eric Baas, OD joins us for an Instagram Live chat on what the COVID-19 pandemic means for optometrists looking to open their own practices. Watch the recording!

April 8, 2020
Instagram Live on California Optometric Association's Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
COVID-19
Instagram Live on California Optometric Association's Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Dr. Jason Tu, OD discusses how COA is supporting California optometrists during the COVID-19 pandemic during this Instagram Live chat from April 3, 2020.

March 27, 2020
Live Data of Coronavirus Impact on Optometry Practices
COVID-19
Live Data of Coronavirus Impact on Optometry Practices

These industry insight reports illustrate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on 2,800 optometric practices across the United States.

March 26, 2020
Managing Optometry Practice Finances During the Coronavirus Pandemic
COVID-19
Managing Optometry Practice Finances During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dr. Mick Kling, OD discusses how optometry practices should manage their financial situation during the COVID-19 pandemic during this Instagram Live event from March 26, 2020.

March 23, 2020
An Overview of The Optometrist Student Loan Interest Waiver Due to Coronavirus
COVID-19
An Overview of The Optometrist Student Loan Interest Waiver Due to Coronavirus

On Friday, March 13th, 2020 President Donald Trump declared that interest on all federal student loans would be waived as part of the government's response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Learn what that means for optometry student loans.

March 19, 2020
Why Optometry and Ophthalmology Practices Should Consider Being S Corporations
Finance
Why Optometry and Ophthalmology Practices Should Consider Being S Corporations

Seasoned practice owner? Looking to open your own private practice? Either way, you've got to understand basic corporate structure in order to get the most out of your earning potential—and avoid any unnecessary tax.

March 18, 2020
How To Ship Your Car as an Optometrist or Optometry Student
Careers
How To Ship Your Car as an Optometrist or Optometry Student

For me, the biggest pain of moving around the country for first optometry job was getting my car from place to place, and I’m sure that other ODs might feel the same.

March 2, 2020
2020 Eyecare Insights with Dr. Matt Geller, OD
Practice Management
2020 Eyecare Insights with Dr. Matt Geller, OD

Each month, Dr. Matt Geller, OD and CEO of CovalentCareers, shares his insights on the optometry industry, new developments, hiring, and more!

February 26, 2020
Optometrist Time to Hire Calculator
Hiring
Optometrist Time to Hire Calculator

How easy will it be for you to hire an optometrist for your practice? What factors will assist with hiring an OD? Find out with our Time to Hire calculator, based on fresh data from more than 1,800 ODs.

February 25, 2020
The Real Cost of Hiring an Optometrist
Hiring
The Real Cost of Hiring an Optometrist

How much will it cost to hire an OD for your practice—and how much revenue are you missing out on by not hiring? Find out with our updated Cost of Hiring calculator!

February 21, 2020
NBEO Part I (Applied Basic Science) Printable Study Schedule
NBEO
NBEO Part I (Applied Basic Science) Printable Study Schedule

The countdown has begun: get your study grind on with this printable NBEO study schedule!

February 12, 2020
Going Beyond the Blog: Using Organic Content to Grow Your Optometry Practice
Marketing
Going Beyond the Blog: Using Organic Content to Grow Your Optometry Practice

Zvi Pardes of EyeCarePro and Dr. Matt Geller, OD discuss how videos, blogs, and other content can drive patients to your practice.

February 11, 2020
The Optometry Student Loan Repayment Calculator
Student Loans
The Optometry Student Loan Repayment Calculator

Feeling like your loans just keep piling up? Get them in check by using our handy student debt calculator.

January 30, 2020
Why Ophthalmology Residents Should Consider a Retina Fellowship
Fellowship
Why Ophthalmology Residents Should Consider a Retina Fellowship

Watch our interview with vitreoretinal surgeons Nikolas J. London, MD, FACS and Daniel Chao, MD, PhD about what drew them to the retina specialty and why they think this career path is a great option for MDs.

January 22, 2020
Maciel Cruz On Eyecare in Minority Communities
Careers
Maciel Cruz On Eyecare in Minority Communities

Patient education, or lack thereof, is a crucial aspect of healthcare that's missing in minority communities.

January 20, 2020
Limbal Stem Cell Transplants
Clinical Guides
Limbal Stem Cell Transplants

What is the primary purpose of limbal stem cell transplants? Additionally, what is the OD's role in getting involved with this type of procedure?

January 15, 2020
Comparing Optometry Job Boards
Hiring
Comparing Optometry Job Boards

Hiring an OD? Then you know there are a million job sites willing to take your money. We broke down the prices and features of each so you can choose the best option for your practice.

January 15, 2020
The 2020 Optometry Millennial Workforce Report
Optometry Industry Info
The 2020 Optometry Millennial Workforce Report

Forget everything you think you know—this generation is about more than avocado toast and economic anxiety. Join us and 503 optometrists and optometry students as we explore just what Millennials expect from employers and the workplace.

January 14, 2020
2019 Eyecare Insights with Matt Geller
Practice Management
2019 Eyecare Insights with Matt Geller

Each month, Dr. Matt Geller, OD and CEO of CovalentCareers, shares his insights on the optometry industry, new developments, hiring, and more!

January 1, 2020
New Study Drives Home Need for Increase in Optometry School Applicants
Pre-optometry
New Study Drives Home Need for Increase in Optometry School Applicants

Since 2010, optometry schools in the United States have seen an 11% increase in matriculants, but the number of applicants year over year has stayed essentially flat. Why is this?

November 26, 2019
Optometry Practice Marketing: The Complete Course
Marketing
Optometry Practice Marketing: The Complete Course

Updated for 2019, this course is designed to help you market your new or existing practice and provide a series of tips and examples you can implement today!

November 9, 2019
Profit First Cashflow for Optometry Practices with Mick Kling
Finance
Profit First Cashflow for Optometry Practices with Mick Kling

Managing your practice's finances can be stressful. But it doesn't have to be! Join CovalentCareers and Dr. Mick Kling, OD on November 11 to learn about Corporate Structure, Tax, and Debt in an Optometry Practice. RSVP below!

October 30, 2019
The 2019 Optometrist Report: An Epic Journey
Optometry Industry Info
The 2019 Optometrist Report: An Epic Journey

Join us as we chart the stormy waters and shining peaks of the optometry landscape—as reported by 1,181 ODs. Download the report to see what's in store!

October 28, 2019
The Eyes On Eyecare Optometry Career Workshop: A Five-Part Video Series
Careers
The Eyes On Eyecare Optometry Career Workshop: A Five-Part Video Series

In this five-part course, learn everything you need to navigate the optometry job search with ease—from building a resume to negotiating a contract.

October 18, 2019
How to Write an Employee Handbook for Your Optometry Practice - Plus Sample Employee Handbook
Staff Management
How to Write an Employee Handbook for Your Optometry Practice - Plus Sample Employee Handbook

An employee handbook is a must for any business, and crafting one specifically for your optometry practice will make onboarding and managing employees a breeze.

October 10, 2019
Building a Values-Based Optometry Practice — Free Webinar
Careers
Building a Values-Based Optometry Practice — Free Webinar

How do your values drive your practice? Join us for a discussion of philanthropy, community outreach, and all the ways that your values can positively impact practice growth.

October 4, 2019
Ep. 3: Five Essential Financial Building Blocks for Optometry Practices
Practice Management
Ep. 3: Five Essential Financial Building Blocks for Optometry Practices

Managing your practice's finances can be stressful. But it doesn't have to be!

September 30, 2019
Ep. 5: How to Manage an Independent Practice with Luxottica
Careers
Ep. 5: How to Manage an Independent Practice with Luxottica

Check out episode 5 of Optometry Live, where we discussed the ins and outs of managing a Luxottica Independent Practice!

September 27, 2019
Ep. 2: Everything You Should Know About Optometrist Employment Contracts
Legal
Ep. 2: Everything You Should Know About Optometrist Employment Contracts

Learn how to craft a smart employment contract for your optometry practice, and download the free template!

September 5, 2019
Ep. 4: How to Keep Practice Staff Happy and Productive
Staff Management
Ep. 4: How to Keep Practice Staff Happy and Productive

You might be an expert on clinical care, but running a practice means staff management—and we're here to help with that!

August 26, 2019
Ep. 1: 10 Tips for Optometry Staff Management with Dr. Jennifer Chinn, OD
Staff Management
Ep. 1: 10 Tips for Optometry Staff Management with Dr. Jennifer Chinn, OD

Join two optometrists, including a startup CEO, to learn all about the mistakes and successes of staff management!

August 5, 2019
Setting Fees at Your Optometry Practice – Free Spreadsheet Included
Coding & Billing
Setting Fees at Your Optometry Practice – Free Spreadsheet Included

Setting fees at your optometry practice is never easy. I attached a spreadsheet that will help you to do this. There are many philosophies on how you will set your fees.

July 15, 2019
The 2019 New Grad Optometrist Report
Optometry Industry Info
The 2019 New Grad Optometrist Report

In 2018, we surveyed 669 optometrists who graduated between 2012 and 2017 to learn about the state of the OD job search. Download the full report now!

April 23, 2019
Personal Finance Basics for Optometrists
Finance
Personal Finance Basics for Optometrists

We cover the 7 steps to getting your finances in order. You can also download our FREE student loan payoff spreadsheet and investment spreadsheet.

March 28, 2019
How to Open an Optometry Practice Cold
Cold Start
How to Open an Optometry Practice Cold

This 11-page ebook will take you through opening an optometry practice cold, from choosing a location to your grand opening.

March 28, 2019
Managing Finances and Optometry Student Loans
Student Loans
Managing Finances and Optometry Student Loans

This 27 page ebook by Adam Cmejla, CFP, will change the way you think about optometry student loans! Here, you'll find the tools to determine a strategy for paying them off and getting on the fast track for financial freedom!

March 28, 2019
The Simple Guide to Jobs After Optometry School
Careers
The Simple Guide to Jobs After Optometry School

A four-step process to finding, preparing, interviewing, and closing the deal for any optometry job!

March 28, 2019
What Optometrists Think About Their Employers in 2019
Hiring
What Optometrists Think About Their Employers in 2019

Finding the right person to hire requires time and effort, and focusing that effort in the right places can make a lasting impact on a practice.

March 27, 2019
Personal Cash Flow Statement for Healthcare Professionals
Finance
Personal Cash Flow Statement for Healthcare Professionals

Have you ever created a personal cash flow statement for yourself? If not, this finance tool is invaluable.

February 13, 2019
The 2017 Optometrist Report by CovalentCareers
Optometry Industry Info
The 2017 Optometrist Report by CovalentCareers

We surveyed over 1,000 optometrists and optometry students to get answers to the questions we were most curious about.

September 4, 2017
The New Graduate's Guide to Vision Expo West 2017
News
The New Graduate's Guide to Vision Expo West 2017

The guide to VEW – where to go, what to do . . .

August 10, 2017
Carl Zeiss Meditec is About to Release the Clarus500 an Amazing Ultra-widefield Retinal Camera
Products & Technology
Carl Zeiss Meditec is About to Release the Clarus500 an Amazing Ultra-widefield Retinal Camera

Apparently, Carl Zeiss Meditec is planning to release something that will shake up ultra-wide field retinal imaging in a BIG way.

June 29, 2017
Optometry Students Wanting to Practice in Florida May Have to Retake NBEO Exam
NBEO
Optometry Students Wanting to Practice in Florida May Have to Retake NBEO Exam

There is new controversy surrounding the NBEO Exam in the state of Florida. Find out the details in this article and how it might affect students.

May 4, 2017
Flexibility, Growth, Support - Being an Optometrist at National Vision
Practice Management
Flexibility, Growth, Support - Being an Optometrist at National Vision

Curious what it's like to be an optometrist at National Vision? In this interview, Dr. William Werner talks about America's Best employment, sublease and more!

February 9, 2017
How To Buy In, or Buy Out an Optometry Practice
Practice Transitions
How To Buy In, or Buy Out an Optometry Practice
December 5, 2016
How To Negotiate a Raise With Your Optometry Employer
Salary & Benefits
How To Negotiate a Raise With Your Optometry Employer

Want to negotiate a raise with your optometry employer? Tired of being underpaid in practice? Here is how to negotiate a raise with your employer!

May 3, 2016
Solid Tips For Interviewing at Optometry Practices
Careers
Solid Tips For Interviewing at Optometry Practices

Here are solid tips and tricks for interviewing at optometry practices. Interviewing ain't easy, but here are the social skills you must have to succeed during your interview.

May 3, 2016
5 Legendary Optometrists Give Advice to New Grads
Mentorship
5 Legendary Optometrists Give Advice to New Grads

Here is advice for new grads, from Dr. Scott Jens, Dr. Dori Carlson, Dr. Ben Gaddie, Dr. Alan Glazier, and Dr. David Kading, five Vision Source optometrists, and close colleagues and friends. This article just scratches the surface of the plethora of valuable knowledge they have to share with new grads.

December 8, 2015
Practice Management
Optometry Practice Management Pearls – Vision Source

Here are 20 optometry practice management pearls written by new graduate ODs.

December 1, 2015
Careers
How to Maximize Your Career Potential and Nail Any Interview as an Optometrist

Ready to learn exactly how to go about your job search and nail any interview as an optometrist? Want to learn it from the pros who have hired and fired multiple times? Make sure you join us in this FREE and LIVE Google Hangout!

October 23, 2015
Cold Start
This Is Exactly How To Open an Optometry Practice Cold

Watch this FREE and Pre-Recorded Google Hangout to learn exactly how to open an optometry practice cold! iCare Advisors specializes in opening optometrys practice cold.

October 14, 2015
Marketing
What Comes After ODs on Facebook? Video Interview With Alan Glazier OD

Tune in to hear what Alan Glazier, founder of ODs on Facebook, has to say regarding the changing landscape of optometry, and what he's planning next!

July 20, 2015
A Review of the Pathways In Medical Optometry Bootcamp
Practice Management
A Review of the Pathways In Medical Optometry Bootcamp

Pathways in Medical Optometry Bootcamp is incredibly professional. In the murky waters of medical optometry, this course will help you and your staff to learn medical optometry.

April 15, 2015
In Depth Look at the D.E.R.M and Tranquileyes Dry Eye Therapy
Products & Technology
In Depth Look at the D.E.R.M and Tranquileyes Dry Eye Therapy

Here is an in depth look at D.E.R.M. and Tranquileyes dry eye therapy. These Eye Eco products provide a great treatment option for dry eye patients.

April 13, 2015
12 Things New Graduates Want Optometry Students to Know
New Graduate
12 Things New Graduates Want Optometry Students to Know

Life in school can create a myopic view of the real world of optometry. Here are 12 important tips that new graduates want optometry students to know.

March 11, 2015
Residency
Optometry Residents Weigh in on Allergan Event Experience

This past November I went to the American Academy of Optometry meeting in Denver, CO. Of course I brought the video camera (as always) and decided to capture something a little different - residents

January 7, 2015
Careers
Success Outside the Optometry Practice, What No One Teaches You

Here is a 45 min video webinar filmed in San Diego, California called "Success Outside the Optometry Practice, What No One Teaches You." This is success 101.

December 16, 2014
Allergan Optometry Jumpstart Program New Grad Video
Careers
Allergan Optometry Jumpstart Program New Grad Video

At the 2014 Vision Expo West we filmed the Allergan Optometry Jumpstart video featuring Carey Reynolds, Dave Gibson, Matt Geller, Ryan Corte, Antonio Chirumbolo and Courtney Dryer.

October 22, 2014
Careers
Video Interview with Mile Brujic and Dave Kading - Optometry

Mile Brujic and Dave Kading will discuss student debt, passion, the future of optometry, and optometry success in this video interview with Mile Brujic and Dave Kading.

October 15, 2014
Sales
Video Interview with Eric White O.D. – Doctor Driven Dispensing

This is a video interview with Dr. Eric White. Doctor driven dispensing is the act of prescribing specific ophthalmic products, directly from the exam chair, and for a direct purpose, supplemented with a plethora of education as to why it fits the patients life.

September 23, 2014
Careers
How I Used My Connections to Land an Optometry Job

Personally I used Trello to track my optometry job leads and it helped me to land a position in San Diego! Here is a video tutorial on how to use Trello to land your optometry dream job.

September 18, 2014
The Business Plan I Made to Land My First Optometry Job
Hiring
The Business Plan I Made to Land My First Optometry Job

You have to show your optometry job employer that you are worth the investment for their practice. Show them that you are worth $40.00/hr and they will hire you! Try using this business plan that I created to get the point across.

September 18, 2014
Know These Metrics Before You Join an Optometry Practice
Practice Metrics & Analytics
Know These Metrics Before You Join an Optometry Practice

Don't just join any optometry practice, know about the optometry practice before you join it. Ask the owner these questions before you say yes and sign a contract.

September 18, 2014
Everything to Know About Blue Light and Crizal Prevencia
Products & Technology
Everything to Know About Blue Light and Crizal Prevencia

Crizal Prevencia is a lens from Essilor that blocks blue light from reaching the patient's eyes. Learn more about the science behind Crizal Prevencia with this handy guide.

September 8, 2014
It’s not too early to consider American Board of Optometry Board Certification
Licensing
It’s not too early to consider American Board of Optometry Board Certification

You can start preparing now to take the American Board of Optometry Board Certification exam. 3,000 ODs have taken the exam and about 93 percent have passed.

August 20, 2014
New Graduate
Life as a New Optometrist - Matt Geller O.D.

Matt Geller is currently based in San Diego, California. Also, Matt is the Founder & President of NewGradOptometry.com and Founder of OptometryStudents.com. Matt created NewGradOptometry.com because he noticed that many new graduates had talent and creativity that could change optometry for the better.

July 28, 2014
41 Step Guide to Become a Medicare Provider w/ Screenshots - Optometry
Credentialing
41 Step Guide to Become a Medicare Provider w/ Screenshots - Optometry

A 41 step guide with screenshots of the Medicare application process for optometrists. This full medicare guide will help you get on Medicare for optometry.

July 23, 2014
Practice Management
ECP University - An Online Tool For New ODs

As a new OD you will have spare time. Here is one way to build your practice as a new optometrist, its called ECP University Online, I used it with great success.

June 3, 2014
Practice Management
How to Take Risks Like a Successful Optometrist

Optometric startup risk, optometric debt risk, and optometric career risk are all realities when becoming a successful optometrist. Learn how to take risk like a pro optometrist.

May 5, 2014
Vision Expo East From the Perspective of 4 New Grads ODs
News
Vision Expo East From the Perspective of 4 New Grads ODs

Vision Expo is probably one of the best ways to advance your career as an OD. With that being said, here is the vision expo experience from the eyes of 4 new graduates.

April 17, 2014
How to Become a Blue Shield of California Provider
Credentialing
How to Become a Blue Shield of California Provider

Getting credentialed on medical insurance plans is never easy. Blue Shield of California is one of the easier ones and here is the step-by-step guide.

April 15, 2014
Optometry Industry Info
The Secret of Keeping Up To Date with Optometry

Because I stay up-to-date with optometry I am able to have higher level conversations with the individuals who are experts and shot callers in optometry.

April 9, 2014
Medicare Online Resource List for Optometrists
Credentialing
Medicare Online Resource List for Optometrists

The online medicare resource list with links. I got sick of searching for hours and put together a link list for searching for medicare-related stuff.

April 1, 2014
A Step by Step Guide to Becoming an InfantSee Provider and Why You Should
Practice Management
A Step by Step Guide to Becoming an InfantSee Provider and Why You Should

The 5 step guide to becoming and InfantSEE optometry provider. How InfantSEE can generate your practice more revenue. InfantSEE is a practice builder and revenue builder.

March 31, 2014
How to Become a Humana Medical Plan Provider
Credentialing
How to Become a Humana Medical Plan Provider

Follow these items step-by-step to join Humana Medical Plan. I provide the form to join and the phone number for Humana provider relations. Easy!

March 27, 2014
How to Become a Humana Vision Plan Provider
Credentialing
How to Become a Humana Vision Plan Provider

Follow these items step-by-step to join Humana Vision Plan. I provide the form to join and the phone number for Humana Vision Plan provider relations. Easy!

March 27, 2014
How to Become a VSP Provider
Credentialing
How to Become a VSP Provider

It is essential to become a VSP Provider as a new graduate optometrist. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to become a VSP provider in your state.

March 25, 2014
A Clinical Guide To Sympathetic Pupil Abnormalities
Clinical Guides
A Clinical Guide To Sympathetic Pupil Abnormalities

Here is a complete guide written by Dr. Matthew Geller about sympathetic pupil abnormalities. The article has 21 clinical sources and is medically comprehensive.

March 22, 2014
How To Apply For An NPI Number for Optometry
Credentialing
How To Apply For An NPI Number for Optometry

Here is a step-by-step guide to get your NPI Number. NPI = National Provider Identifier, it's a 10-digit identification number for health care providers.

November 14, 2013
The California Optometry State Board Law Exam: Everything You Need to Know
Licensing
The California Optometry State Board Law Exam: Everything You Need to Know

9 tips of advice to help you ace the The California Optometry State Board Law Exam. This exam is not easy and you will need all the help you can get. The California Optometry State Board Law Exam: Everything You Need to Know.

March 25, 2013