Managing Eye Care Employees: The Millennial Edition

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Oct 02, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

We understand the challenges that many eyecare practices go through to find and hire quality, long-term employees for their practice. Seeing as many ODs suffer from high staff turnover rates, they're cautious to hire young employees who will stick around and grow with the practice for a few years. Millennial employees can make a big impact on your practice because they're comfortable with new technology, quick learners, and goal-oriented generally.

However, if you've never had millennial staff before, there are a few things you should know about their professional style when you hire them. Let's look at a few different characteristics some millennial employees might possess, and a few different management tips you can take away for hanging onto these employees in your practice. 

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Eco-Friendly Eyecare Products for Your Optical Dispensary

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Sep 27, 2018 @ 11:09 AM

Consumers are becoming more conscious of where they spend their money, especially when it comes to e-commerce. From fair-trade logos to plastic-free packaging, eyewear brands are listening and adapting their supply chain.

If you want to keep up with consumer trends, you'll need to offer eco-conscious eyecare products in your optical dispensary. You can also inform your patients on the benefits of living or purchasing sustainably with your product descriptions.

We've scoured the internet for vetted brands making frames, solution, and eye accessories through recycled materials, fair labor, and other ethically-focused methods. Keep reading to see what we've found.

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What's Your Electronic Claim Turnaround Time?

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 15:09 PM

Time is money. With your electronic claims, monitoring the time it takes to get paid can give you critical insight into your claims management performance and provide guidance for increasing your claim reimbursement revenue.

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Get Your Optometry Software Playbook For Running A Modern Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 @ 11:09 AM

Optometry has changed rapidly over the past ten years. New innovations have paved the path for streamlined workflows, enabling practices to seat more patients without extending hours or reducing the quality of care. Unfortunately, many practices have been slow to adopt these solutions, choosing outdated systems and processes that create inefficiencies and increase risks.

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How to Use Optical Resources to Prove the Value of Quality Eyewear

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Sep 18, 2018 @ 09:09 AM

We are always on the lookout for optical resources that can help your eyecare practice increase efficiency and boost profits through simple adjustments in your dispensary. That's why we want to share and walk you through this graphic created by Lacey Mielcarek, MS, ABOC, of Media Eye Works Ltd. Optical and EyeQ Graphics.

In this guest post, Mielcarek walks you through the reasons she wanted to create this graphic and how she hopes it will put the cost of quality frames and lenses into perspective for future customers.

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