Build your Optometry Practice to Sell
Have you been thinking about retirement? If you have graduated from optometry school and you currently own your practice, you should be. It’s never too early to begin the process of preparing your practice to sell. Many optometry practices do not sell for reasons that could have been prevented if … Continue reading
Oh baby! Surviving an Associate OD’s maternity leave
The birth of a baby is one of the most exciting events a human can experience. When one of our associate ODs informed me she was pregnant, I was happy for her. As a CEO of our optometry practice, I also recognize scheduling her maternity leave will bring some challenges. … Continue reading
The #1 way to avoid paying unemployment
A bad hire can can damage office morale. Sometimes employees don’t work out and need to be terminated. However, you might hesitate before you fire them because you don’t want a lawsuit for wrongful termination, and you certainly want to avoid paying unemployment. Here is the number one way to … Continue reading
How to stick it to your NO SHOWS
When patients cancel or or forget their appointments, a highly productive day can turn into a day that’s only slightly better than just staying at home. Because frequent cancellations and “no shows” are costly, some optometry practices try to punish patients by charging them a “no show” fee. However, I … Continue reading
Dialing for dollars: How to reduce costs
In the past several years, staying profitable in an optometric business has become a battle. Reimbursements continue to decline while cost of goods and general optometry practice bills increase. Expenses will quickly eat up profits if you don’t proactively control your costs. The bite that hit our practice recently was … Continue reading
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