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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

The Difference of Working in a One-door vs. Two-door State

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Oct 11, 2017 2:22:00 PM

I was talking to my friend, Dr. Maria Sampalis from Corporate Optometry Careers the other day about one-door and two-door states, when it occured to me that there is not a lot written on this topic aside from state regulations dripping in legalese. If you're thinking about a career in a corporate practice, which is a great option in my opinion for new ODs, it helps to understand what your business will look like under either model. 

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Education, Industry Pulse, Optometrist

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Is Innovation Dead In The Eye Care Industry?

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Sep 27, 2017 3:30:00 PM

I love a field trip. Going to visit optometric practices is the best part of my job.

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Cloud Based Technology, Industry Pulse

Our Favorite Eye Care Industry Events at Vision Expo West 2017

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Sep 6, 2017 3:42:00 PM

Vision Expo West 2017 is nearly a week away. Whether you want to earn CE credits, purchase the latest technology in the eye care industry, connect with peers, or have an excuse to go to Las Vegas for a few days, this year has a bit of everything.

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Fun Stuff, Industry Pulse

How Scribes Are Used in The Optical Industry Today

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Aug 23, 2017 2:41:00 PM

Scribes in the medical field are typically there to assist doctors with documentation and clerical responsibilities so they can focus more on providing quality care to patients. In some cases, a scribe can act as more than just a data collector, and can help with other things like operations, quality control, and maybe even pre-testing. Some ODs see the additional benefits of taking less work home with them and the ability to see more patients in day. 

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EHR Software, Industry Pulse, Optometrist