The following product, design, or management tools will automatically upgrade your practice for no more than $75. We think some of these can improve your efficiency, hand-off processes, and overall staff motivation.
Transform Your Eyecare Practice with $75
Paint or Re-upholstery
Painting is possibly the simplest way to change the design of your office, but it also provides a fresh feel to invigorate your staff and patients. If a patient sees chipped, drab paint on the walls and chairs with rips, they might think you're not investing a high degree of care into your patients and products either. A new coat of paint ($40.99) on your walls or door ($21.02) and new fabric for the well-worn chairs in your dispensary can make a difference in the perceived value of your services.
New Product Displays
Purchasing a tall shelf ($27.82) is usually less than $75 from big box stores, but you can even buy space-saving floating shelves ($27.99) or tiered table toppers ($14.68) to display your frames. These geometric risers ($20.10) can also add a bit of intrigue to your tabletop displays if they go along with your aesthetic preferences.
Providing a comfortable armchair ($49.90) can make a big difference for walk-in patients who might have to wait up to an hour. Especially during summer vacation, a kids' table ($71.50) comes in handy for both parents and kids getting their eyes checked. If you want an area for your staff or customers to take a break or a phone call, an outdoor bistro-style table and chairs ($74.99) can work wonders. Placing any of these seating options near windows is a good idea to create a welcoming environment for people passing by.
Our final suggestion may seem obvious, but your practice should have a minimum of 2 mirrors in each exam room and about 7-10 in your dispensary. A light-up full length mirror ($62.95) can help your customers visualize how new frames would complement their overall look. Meanwhile, tabletop light-up mirrors ($25.97) are invaluable for first-time contact lens fittings and opticians. If you're looking to create a collage of mirrors on the wall, we recommend this set of 7 round mirrors ($18.95) or these hexagonal stick-on mirrors ($10.99) for something different and customizable.
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