Tuesday, September 02, 2014 10:21:00 AM
New This Week
Randolph Brooks, OD, FAAO, presents topline findings from the 2014 AOA ASCO Eye Care Workforce Study. Key points: There is an adequate supply of optometrists to meet the growing need for eyecare. In fact, ODs, on average, report a 32 percent excess capacity and say they could see an additional 19.8 patients each week.
By Tonyatta Hairston, OD
Daily disposable and monthly replacement contact lenses offer patients an easy wear and lens care regimen--promoting greater compliance and successful lens wear.
By Adam Cmejla, CMFC
Understanding the alternative minimum tax can save you money. In fact, investing in your practice may reduce your tax load. >>READ MORE>>
By David I. Geffen, OD
Supporting philanthropies is a great way for your practice to give back, and it connects you to your patients and the community.
ROB Fast Fact
You have the opportunity to sell more progressive eyeglasses, findings from The Vision Council VisionWatch 2014 OTC Readers Sales report suggest. In the 12 months ended June 2014, sales of over-the-counter readers generated $419.4 million in sales from purchases by US consumers 55 and older. Some $302.6 million in OTC reader sales were generated from consumers ages 45-54.
Click HERE to read more from Review of Optometric Business professional editors Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD, and Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD, on how best to ensure patients purchase progressive eyewear from you, rather than drugstore reading glasses.
Eyecare business group Vision West has announced a partnership with health care compliance and EMR management consultants Optometric Business Solutions (OBS) to offer resources and training to its members.
Alden Optical announced that it has named ABB OPTICAL GROUP as an authorized distributor of NovaKone, the company’s soft lens for the correction of vision in patients with keratoconus.