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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Salary Requirements for Optometry Staff

Posted by Madhu Singh on Tue, Dec 04, 2018 @ 11:12 AM

Doing some research on the average salary or range for your job title is a good idea before interviewing for new jobs, hiring a new staff member, or entering an industry. We know you want to position yourself as an attractive practice for top-skilled candidates, so we're here to help.

We hope this can be a good jumping off point for any pay rise discussions or those who are opening a new practiceAs with all salaries, these vary based on the median income of the location. 

Use Glassdoor to specify the salary range for your specific city, state, or company. Let us know if you have any hiring tips or tricks in the comments below.

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Optical Resource for Starting a Small Business

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Nov 06, 2018 @ 12:11 PM

Thinking about starting your own practice, or maybe opening an eyecare related business, but don't know where to start? The kind folks at The Optical Vision Site have found an optical resource for starting your small business.

We want ODs and the entire optical staff to feel empowered as small business owners. That's why we hope you utilize the following online resources, both free and paid, before making transformational business decisions. Read on to find organizations, information, and meetings to grow your practice.

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