Earning continuing education requirements each year can be a struggle for ODs who can’t take the time off to leave the practice to travel. And, if you’re an OD in a rural area, sometimes the only way you can attend a continuing education session in person is by air travel.Read More
Still struggling to think of a New Year’s resolution for your optical practice?
When it comes to selecting a New Year’s resolution for your eyecare practice, you can start looking at different focused areas that will help your practice grow. If you’re still struggling to come up with a few resolutions that will help propel your practice to success in 2017, we’ve listed a few ideas below to help.Read More
Returning eyewear is disrupting your dispensary profits and is costing your practice money to manage and replenish your frame boards with new frames. In this post from the Optical Vision Site, Cathy Ives explores what effects returning unpurchased frames has on your optical dispensing profits, your practice, and the relationship with the manufacturer.Read More
At the end of the year, your practice is scrambling to fit patients into your schedule, provide quality care, and maximize profits from insurance claims. Unfortunately, the claims lifecycle can be unpredictable, which can cause claims to pile up during your busiest times. Your practice is already using a clearinghouse solution for your claims management, but if your optometric billing manager can’t keep up with the claims, you might be missing a large part of your potential revenue.Read More
A big revenue generator for optometric practices is from dispensary sales. However, due to online retailers offering low priced frames, your optical dispensing profits may be suffering. If your goal for 2017 is to increase frame sales, it could be as simple as a change to your frame board. Below are a few tips to update your frame boards to improve dispensing profits.Read More