Some opticians see commission programs as a normal part of their job, and may even come to expect them from your practice. A typical commission program can vary anywhere from 1-5 percent of monthly dispensary sales. However, some independent practices have felt the struggles that can come along with implementing a commission program. Today, we want to walk through some of the pros and cons of commission programs and bonuses and how your practice can go about implementing them.Read More
Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world, so if you're planning on attending Vision Expo West, you should also plan on getting out and enjoying some of what the city has to offer. There is a lot to do in Vegas, so we dug around and put together a list of some of the best entertainment options you have when visiting the city. No matter what your interests, there are great options for everyone!
Don't forget to stop by and see us at the show at Booth MS9035!Read More
When you are running a busy, independent eyecare practice, you don't have time to waste. So, finding the most efficient way to perform your daily tasks is a must. When it comes to optical ordering, if you aren't ordering smart, you aren't ordering right. Placing your orders online is the smartest way to get the job done, and will get your patients their orders back 1-2 days faster than with traditional ordering methods, like the phone and fax. Today, we want to share with your some ordering tips that will save you valuable time in your eyecare practice.Read More
There are certain characteristics and skills that set the great opticians apart from the average ones. A top of the line optician knows everything from the technical side to the sales side to the customer service side of the job. Whether you are a practice owner looking to hire a new optician, or a hopeful candidate looking for a job in a dispensary, today’s post will walk you through some of the skills that will take an optician from good to great.Read More
Can you believe that October 1st is only a month away? While many practices may be exhausted from months of preparing for ICD-10, it still seems that the implementation date is approaching fast. Nerves in your practice surrounding the new code set may be rising up as the date nears, but there is no need to stress if your practice has be accurately preparing. Today, we want to share with you some small last minute prep tips to take on this month to help ensure your claims management department is completely ready come next month.Read More