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By Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD, and Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD


Educate patients about blue light-blocking lenses

Research shows that it is a specific band of blue light-- the high-energy blue-violet light near ultra-violet light --that is the harmful light. Here are three ways blue light education can be managed in your practice. 


This Week's Blog

Retirement Decision Point: When is the Right Time?

By Diane Palombi, OD

When to retire can be a difficult decision. There are financial and emotional aspects to it. Here are some of the ways I've made retirement work for me financially.



Recent Blogs

By Jennifer Jabaley, OD
Globalization of Eyecare: Good for Humanity, Bad for U.S. ECPs?
By Brian Chou, OD, FAAO, and Jerome Legerton, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO

Job Leads

July 8-15 

Posted by margery weinstein Tuesday, July 07, 2015 11:02:00 AM

New This Week

Prescribe New Products that Relieve Digital Eye Strain

Andrew Karp and Mark Mattison-Shupnik, two lens experts, discuss the OD’s prime opportunity to prescribe new optical solutions to relieve patients from digital eye strain.  >>READ MORE>>


Staff Management

Develop a Winning Staff with a System to Reward All Employees

By Chad Fleming, OD, FAAO


Maximize productivity and morale with a production incentive model that rewards everyone in the practice when profits grow.


Social Media

You Received a Bad Online Review, So Now What?

By Justin Bazan, OD

Responding well to an angry review can turn a disgruntled patient into a powerful practice advocate. Five angry reviews and suggested responses. 


Contact Lenses

Build a Contact Lens Specialty with a Success System

By Ken Krivacic, OD, MBA

Follow a success plan and reinforce the message that you are the CL specialist to see. Growth will follow.  >>READ MORE>>












ROB Fast Fact


What Kind of AR Treatment is Increasing in Sales?

Anti-reflective lens treatments that guard against blue light from computers, smartphones and other electronic devices, are gaining a foothold in the eyewear market, findings from Jobson Optical Research’s 2015 Premium Lens MarketPulse study suggest. Some 63 percent of retailers said they offered a new AR lens in 2014 that also reduced blue light. They say it has replaced, on average, 22 percent of standard AR.


Click HERE to read more from Review of Optometric Business professional editors Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD, and Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD, on educating your patients about the products that will protect their eyes from damaging blue light.


In Brief

Alcon Introduces CLEAR CARE PLUS Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution

Alcon announced the U.S. launch of CLEAR CARE PLUS Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution, containing HydraGlyde Moisture Matrix technology, for cleaning and disinfecting contact lenses. >>READ MORE>>


ABB OPTICAL GROUP Announces Annual ABB Cares Program 


ABB OPTICAL GROUP will begin accepting applications for its second annual ABB Cares program on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. <<READ MORE>>


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