Posts by Corporate Optometry

The Optometric Oath: Keeping Optometry in Focus

This month is my 30th anniversary of becoming an optometrist! The optometric oath that we pledge at graduation is still something I believe with all my heart. I’ve always been particularly fond of the line “I WILL do my utmost to serve my community, my country and humankind as a citizen as well as a…

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Pressure That Comes with Being an Optometrist

The job of an optometrist is usually considered to be easy and one with very low levels of stress. While that assumption is true to a large extent, some stressors can make the job pressurizing. Although what an optometrist does is relatively simple, the job’s nature becomes monotonous, making it a challenging task. Below are…

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Overcoming some Challenges in Corporate Optometry

You get to enjoy many perks as a corporate OD. A steady paycheck, insight into the business processes, already established patients, just to name a few. But the field of corporate optometry comes with its own set of challenges. You may already know about the limited space provided to corporate ODs for their practice. It…

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4 Tips for Refracting at Lightning Speed

Plenty of optometrist physicians’ work revolves around treating people’s eyes using a refractor. A refractor is an effective tool to determine what’s wrong with someone’s eyes and to what extent. Refractors seem big and scary, often intimidating patients to get their eyes checked. This is why you need to ensure you make your patients as…

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Why Some Corporate Locations might have higher Turn Over.

One of the major concerns for employers is their associate ODs transfer or exit. All associate ODs hired seem to leave after a while for a couple of reasons. This certainly isn’t very well for the business, as the outflow of associate optometrists can cause patients to turn away too. Every associate optometrist has reasons…

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10 Obsessions to Becoming a Successful OD.

Becoming a successful OD is not as easy as you would think. It takes quite a dedicated person to reach that milestone. A lot of people may even give up along the way or become tired of their businesses. But you have to know that it isn’t just luck that gets you the golden ticket.…

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Advantages of Being an Underdog.

Being an Underdog: Benefits and How to Accomplish Bigger Achievements Being an underdog often seems like an insult. The ones who label others as underdogs also mean it as an insult. However, being an underdog isn’t as bad it seems. It has quite a few advantages if one plays their cards right. For starters, they…

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