Optical Resources: Earning Your CE Credits for 2015

Posted by Sharon Chin on Thu, Apr 30, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Keeping in touch with the latest technology, government regulations, and even medical conditions is important for all practicing ODs, but it can be a hassle to complete your CE credits when it usually means attending CE classes out of town. What if we told you that you could complete all of your CE credits in one weekend, without leaving your home or practice?

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13 Ways to Show Your Love for Your Eyecare Practice

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Tue, Apr 28, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

We know you love your job, but sometimes all of the demands of the industry can become overwhelming. That is why today we want to take a break from discussing things like your office workflow and Meaningful Use, and focus on the fun side of your job. We want to share with you some great products that can help you show off your love of the eyecare industry with the world! 

13 Great Products for Showing Your Love of Your Eyecare Practice

Customized Stationary

Photo from: The Paper Source

Photo Credit to: Paper Source

These adorable notepads are perfect for writing yourself a reminder, or sending someone a sweet note. Even better, they are customizable, so you can personalize the stationary just for you or your staff!

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8 Questions to See if Your Eyecare Practice Should Go to Optometry's Meeting

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

When was the last time you attended an optical tradeshow? This is just one of the questions that you should ask yourself, and your eyecare practice as a whole, when trying to decide if you should attend Optometry's Meeting this June. Optometry's Meeting is an annual show put on by the AOA that offers tons of CE, events, and exhibit hall hours for attendees to get the most out of their trip to the show. It also helps that the show is at one of the coolest cities in the country, Seattle, WA. We've compiled 8 questions to help you decide if this show will be worth your time, and money!

  Should Your Eyecare Practice Pack Its Bags for Seattle in June?

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Why You Should Support Your Local Eyecare Practice

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Tue, Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

As an eyecare practitioner, you understand the value that you and your staff of professionals offer to the patients in your community, but sometimes it can be difficult to get patients to understand the importance of supporting their local practice. That's why we have created this patient focused article that stresses the importance of supporting local practices, and other local businesses within your community. We hope you will share this within your communities to inspire your patients. 

6 Reasons to Support Your Local Independent Eyecare Practice

1. Local Businesses Help Support Your Local Economylocal eyecare practice

Local businesses put more of their revenue back into the local economy compared to larger chains. The same is true for local eyecare practices. A recent article by the Huffington Post shated an infographic stating that when spending $100 at a local business, $68 goes back into the local economy, compared to spending $100 at a large chain where only $48 goes back into the local economy. In addition, the majority of the taxes you spend locally stay local, meaning that by supporting your local eyecare practice, you are helping fund schools, police, and fire departments. By supporting local businesses, everyone wins from an economic stand point.

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Should You Waste Your Time Reading Optometry eBooks?

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Apr 16, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

The Internet is full of all kinds of information, and it's easy to get sucked into spending countless hours online searching for information that's relevant to you. And you can often spend more time reading through the bad than the good. We understand that, and don't want to waste your time giving you content that won't help you make improvements in your practice.

That's why we have this quick and easy flow chart that you can use to help determine, in less than two minutes, if our optometry eBook is going to be worth your time. Take a look and find out!

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