New This Week
Think About Your Eyes is tracking exams and revenues generated from a newly launched consumer ad campaign. See how listing on the TAYE doctor locator can pay off in increased patients, fees and sales to your practice. >>READ MORE>>
By David I. Geffen, OD, FAAO
Telemedicine offers compelling benefits to consumers, and there also are advantages for eyecare practices that get into it early. New programs facilitate telemedicine, while ensuring HIPAA-compliant security. >>READ MORE>
By David Bloch, OD
Reading disabilities are increasingly recognized, especially among children. A new practice-building program lets you help those whose reading disabilities once held them back to succeed in learning and life. >>READ MORE>>
AOAExcel, with Bank of America, is just the team you need to expand your practice and increase profitability. We have comprehensive financing options for optometrists that can help fuel your practice’s growth. >>READ MORE>>
ROB Fast Fact
You have an opportunity to diagnose and help patients control the progression of glaucoma. In the U.S., more than 120,000 are currently blind from glaucoma, accounting for 9-12 percent of all cases of blindness, according to the National Institutes of Health, and presented by the Glaucoma Research Foundation.
Click HERE for guidance on how to prepare your practice for the coming influx of glaucoma patients from Review of Optometric Business professional editors Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD, and Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD.
IDOC announced a new structure within its member services department that will provide every IDOC member with a dedicated account manager assigned to their practice.
Hoya Vision Care announced “Putting Laboratory Programs in Play at Your Practice,” a paper designed to help independent practices implement the tools offered by their laboratory. >>READ MORE>>
Challenge –> Solution
How do I grow my medical eyecare services?
Medical eyecare services are a cornerstone of growth for most modern optometric practices. Here is how three ROB contributors are successfully enhancing the medical eyecare they provide.
- Make Serving Low Vision Patients a Practice Builder
- Invest in Technology to Grow Your Dry Eye Services
- Build Your Medical Eyecare with New Eyecare Drugs
Recent Articles of Note
Getting There: Planning a Successful Optometric Career
By Robert Schultz
Be Positive, and Always Thank Your Patient
An Optometric Minute video with Eric M. White, OD
Capture Rate Booster: Train Staff to Fill Patient Prescriptions
By Stuart J. Thomas, OD, and Ellen Byrum-Goad, LDO