Does optometry have you feeling stuck?
When you chose your career path in optometry, you might have been unaware of the many ramifications. You are now at risk of being responsible for someone going blind. You must be committed to life-long learning. If you decided to buy an optometry practice, you have taken on the responsibilities … Continue reading
What should a CEO know about contact lenses and UPP?
The buzz acronym these days is UPP. With the Unilateral Pricing Policy, businesses must charge a minimum price for a product. This UPP was introduced for the newest and most innovative brands of contact lens, so eye care professionals could take the time to educate, fit, and prescribe these breakthrough … Continue reading
Don’t sweat a negative online review
I’ve attended numerous meetings about managing an optometry office’s online presence. The big question is always, “What should I do with a negative review?” A negative review is exactly what it is–negative. What’s nice about mathematics is that a negative and a positive cancel each other out. When you have … Continue reading
Rules of engagement: Hiring employees from other optometry practices
Understood rules of engagement among competing optometry practices lay the groundwork for professionalism and ethical business practices. For our purposes, I define competitors as any company within a 50-mile radius that practices optometry, opticianary, or ophthalmology and requires staffing with the same job skills. When a person applies at your … Continue reading
Time to sell your optometry practice?
Timing is key to the best investments, yet most investors will tell you not to try to time the stock market. Waiting for the perfect moment to sell your practice might mean missing out on opportunities that could actually help you more financially in the long run. Many optometrists advanced … Continue reading
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