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


Sell more multiple pairs of eyewear


Learn the five steps to creating a system to help patients who need multiple pairs of eyewear. >>READ MORE>>




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2026: A Tale of Optometric Dystopia

By Brian Chou, OD

Will the next wave of technology take optometry to the brink of extinction – or will optometry adapt and become stronger because of it?


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New This Week

Engage Staff with Open-Book Management

Gina Wesley, OD, MS, FAAO, has “opened her books” to staff and boosted engagement and motivation. Show staff how revenues and expenses play out in making a practice profitable and sustainable and their jobs secure. >>READ MORE>>



Recharge Your Patient Recall System

By Scott Huffer, OD, FAAO

Spur practice growth with an effective recall system. See techniques to draw current patients and reactivate patients who haven't been to the practice in a while. >>READ MORE>


Practice Management

Eight Steps to Successfully Start a Practice Coldimg1

By Maria Higgins, OD


Starting a practice cold--and succeeding--requires a careful plan. Calculate eight critical financial factors to realize your vision of ownership. >>READ MORE>>


Patient Experience

Engineer Staff Work Flow for Practice Profitability

By Robert L. Bass, OD, FAAO

Patients tend to allocate an hour for a visit. Go long on your exam, and there’s no time for the optical. Engineer staff work flow to keep patients moving and purchasing.  >>READ MORE>>













ROB Fast Fact


Market Opportunity: Motivate People to Buy Multiple Pairs of Eyewear

Your patients have a few key reasons they purchase multiple pairs of eyewear, findings from The Vision Council’s 2015 Fashion Versus Function Study suggest: (1) convenience purposes (to have different pairs in different locations), (2) a back-up pair in case they misplace their current pair, and/or (3) functionality (to have different pairs for different activities). At this time only a small minority of multiple pair eyewear owners are coordinating their eyewear and their wardrobe for fashion purposes.


Click HERE for guidance on how to sell multiple pairs from Review of Optometric Business professional editors Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD, and Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD.


In Brief

New Essilor Consumer Campaign for Xperio UV Polarized Sun Lenses

Essilor of America has launched a national campaign for Xperio UV polarized sun lenses featuring eight-time Association of Volleyball Professionals champion and Olympian April Ross.


Transitions Seeks Nominations for 2016 Innovation Awards

Industry professionals can begin submitting nominations for the 2016 Transitions Innovation Awards Program on October 1. Through the program, Transitions Optical recognizes loyal partners and individual optical industry professionals from the U.S. and Canada for their commitment to growing their businesses by supporting the Transitions brand over the past year.  >>READ MORE>>



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