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


Achieve your most profitable path in optometry

Are you ready for a raise?  
If you are going to ask for a raise as either an employee or owner, make sure you can answer this question: What changes are you going to make to bring more income into the practice to justify the raise? >>READ MORE>>


This Week's Blog

Geriatric Patients: Ready Your Practice to Accommodate the Elderly
By Diane Palombi, OD

Some doctors don't like working with elderly patients.  They need more time and respond and move slower. Senior patients can be challenging, but they can also be rewarding. >>READ MORE>>

Recent Blogs

Why Do Hot New Ideas Often Get the Cold Shoulder?
By Gary Gerber, OD

Fund Your Staff's CE: Your Practice Will Benefit
By Laurie L. Sorrenson, OD, FAAO

Be a Great Doctor--Even on Down Days
By Cheryl G. Murphy, OD, FAAO




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New This Week

Prepare for a HIPAA Audit

Scott A. Jens, OD, FAAO, CEO of RevolutionEHR, advises ODs to prepare for a potential HIPAA audit. He provides tips on how to conduct an assessment now to ensure that you are compliant in securing all aspects of patient health records. >>READ MORE>>


Medical Eyecare

EHR: Your Prime Co-Management Tool

By F. Mason Smith, OD
Electronic health record systems streamline work flow and facilitate referrals. Efficiency = profitability.  >>READ MORE>>


Contact Lenses

Providing Comfort Creates Long-Term CL Patients

By Ian Benjamin Gaddie, OD

Provide ocular comfort and visual acuity in mature contact lens patients. They are highly valuable to your practice over time. >>READ MORE>>



Business Networking Organizations: Generate Referrals

img1By Ann Rea Miller, OD
Compare notes with other small business owners and make valuable local connections.








Special Report



2014 Optometric Business Innovators: Influencers


Forward-thinking ODs provide fresh ideas that colleagues can use. This month, we honor five ODs who have been influential in the optical industry, selected from our fourth annual Optometric Business Innovators report from Vision Monday and Review of Optometric Business.  >>READ MORE>>










ROB Fast Fact


How Much Will You Earn in the Coming Years?

The more time an OD spends in practice the greater his or her income, findings from Jobson Optical Research’s 2014 ECP Compensation Survey reveal. As years in the position increase the compensation goes up significantly. The average compensation for employed optometrists with less than five years in the position was close to $21,000 less than for those more than 10 years in the position. The average total compensation for owner/partners with less than five years in the position is over $55,000 less than for those in the position over 10 years.


Click HERE to read more from Review of Optometric Business professional editors Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD, and Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD, on achieving your most profitable path in optometry.


In Brief

New Zeiss App Helps ECPs Identify Digital Eye Strain

Zeiss has developed a free downloadable app to help ECPs identify patients with symptoms of digital eye strain, and support sales of the new Zeiss Digital Lens.


New Bausch + Lomb Consumer Campaigns: Contact Lens and Lens Care Technology

img1 Bausch + Lomb is launching several patient-facing initiatives aimed at helping patients and eyecare practitioners (ECPs) learn how common vision issues may be addressed by the latest advancements in contact lens and lens care technology. <<READ MORE>>


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