3 Big Advantages of Cloud Computing in Any Eyecare Practice

Posted by Alli Yarbrough on Tue, Jan 22, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

Have you ever sent an email through Gmail, video chatted on Skype, or listened to music on Spotify? If you have, you have already used cloud based technology. So, you’ve used the cloud in your personal life and are familiar with it, but what exactly is cloud computing and how can it help your optometry practice?

Cloud computing refers to storing and accessing data and programs through the Internet. Services in the cloud are managed by a provider and your data is stored on an external network of servers. The information you store is available through a reliable Internet connection, meaning you don't need to invest in computer hardware with heavy upfront costs.

With cloud applications, all you’re required to do is load the application once, log in, and start using it. Keep reading to find out why your eyecare practice might benefit from adopting the cloud.

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VisionWeb's Ordering Platform Wins 2018 Eyevote Award

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

We'd like to thank you if you voted in the 2018 Eyevote Readers' Choice Awards. The results are out and we're very pleased to announce that our ordering platform is the go-to for most Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine readers.

As our online ordering service approaches its 20th anniversary, it seems like the best time to go over why optometrists choose to use it for their optical ordering needs and within the Uprise platform. Read on to see how we revolutionized ordering products to make both eyecare professionals and patients happier.

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Eyecare Industry News: The Future of Optical Technology

Posted by Robert Fallon on Tue, Jan 08, 2019 @ 08:01 AM

Trends in the optical world these days don’t seem to last very long. With a constantly changing environment, it can be tough to know which trends are legit and which will fall out quickly.

A major factor to these developments is technological innovation surrounding eyewear. Brands are constantly pushing the envelope on what they can include with their products and what will sell in today’s fast-paced environment.

Our friends at The Optical Vision Site posted, Will Smart Glasses Change The Way We Shop?, to convey that Smart Glass and Augmented Reality (AR) eyewear is the supposed answer to the future of frames. This guest post will go through the development and execution of these products in the market, and what trends to look out for. The threat of this technology is explored, and the threat of competition from tech giants is combated.

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2019 Optometry Practice Resolutions

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Jan 03, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

We hope your 2019 has started with a bang both professionally and personally. While you craft your personal resolutions for the new year, it might be a good motivational tool to create a few for your practice. You can even pin them up in your office for the entire staff to see throughout the year.

You can also encourage your staff to create their own resolutions for personal career development. When you have quarterly or monthly check-ins, these resolutions can be a marker for growth and job satisfaction. That's part of your HR plan for 2019 sorted! Read on to see suggestions for a few resolutions that can jumpstart your planning and organization for the coming year.

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Digital Eyecare Industry Update 2019

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Dec 27, 2018 @ 11:12 AM

As you look forward to beginning a new year, you're probably curious to know the direction of eyecare, healthcare, and optometry. It's a good idea to plan your optometry practice goals for the new year in alignment with developments in technology, optical trends, and patient preferences.

That's why we've done a bit of research to alert you to things you should keep on your radar in the coming year. We do encourage that you stay up to date on big business moves, insurance news, regulations, and other timely matters by following industry news and subscribing to VisionWeb's blog.

Read on to see what competitors are emerging and technology advancements that could make your job easier.

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