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15 Tips For New Optometry School Graduates

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on May 23, 2018 3:48:00 PM

For many of optometry’s class of 2018, school is out, and commencement is over. Now, you get to start your career in the eyecare industry. While the next chapter in your life may seem a bit scary, you don’t have to go at it alone. Below are some tips from your optometry community that you can use throughout your optometry career.

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Tips for ECPs, Education, Optometrist

3 Eye Care Industry eBooks You Should Read This Weekend

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Jan 6, 2018 11:16:00 AM

There’s always something new to learn. Whether you’re reading a blog post, taking a CE credit, or reading an article in the latest optometry publication, taking time for continued education will help give you advice and guidance to build upon your optometric success.

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Education, Industry Pulse

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5 Character Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Dec 9, 2017 10:49:00 AM

As ODs one of your career paths could be to become an entrepreneur and open your own eyecare practice or another eye-related business in the industry. But being your own boss and running a full-fledged business isn't the right fit for everyone. What we do know is that many successful entrepreneurs share a lot of the same personality traits and characteristics that play a part in making entrepreneurship a good career path for them.

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Tips for ECPs, Education, Practice Owner

What's The Deal With Hubble?

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Nov 20, 2017 2:40:00 PM

By now, most of you have probably heard about Hubble contact lenses. Hubble claims to be "the more affordable daily contact lens", and delivers contacts straight to the consumer's door each month. Patients are still required to get an eye exam and prescription from an OD, and the site also helps consumers find and book appointments with ODs in the area. After getting their prescription, they come back to Hubble and get their first box of dailies for free and then pay a $30 monthly subscription for 60 lenses. 

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Tips for ECPs, Practice Management, Education

Why Optometry Students Should Consider A Corporate Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Oct 14, 2017 10:36:00 AM

When optometry students graduate and enter the real world, they often start out with a lot of student loan debt, limited business knowledge, and a stigma of becoming a corporate OD. Common myths and complaints around corporate optometry are that you see too many patients, you have to work weekends, and there’s no growth potential. However, these are not all true. A career in corporate optometry can be just as rewarding as operating in a private practice.

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Education, Industry Pulse, Optometrist