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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4 Jaw-Dropping Eyecare Practices To Inspire You

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 @ 07:12 AM

A new year is the best time to feel inspired and ready to enact change. That's why we wanted to research eyecare practices from around the world that prioritize their interior design without compromising on functionality.

Maybe you inherited or joined a practice that already had a design in place and you never ended up changing it. If the existing layout, color palette, furniture, and tools aren't as cohesive or fresh as you'd like, you might want to think about how you would change your practice.

We provide eye candy with images of well-designed optometry offices and optical dispensaries as well as ways you can apply their dreamy design to your practice in this blog post.

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Opening an Optometry Practice Cold

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Dec 06, 2018 @ 11:12 AM

Like many entrepreneurs, optometrists can work toward the goal of starting and owning an independent practice one day. The benefits of owning your own practice only begin with working for yourself. You can also control the messaging, branding, hiring, and overall direction of the practice over the years.

Of course, starting any business can be scary if you feel unprepared or don't have as much business background as you'd like. For most ODs, handling the finances and operational tasks of opening a practice can cause them to give up before they've given it a shot. That's why we've compiled all of our best information to prepare you for the reality of starting your own eyecare practice cold in this master post.

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