Posts by Corporate Optometry

4 Reasons Why ODs Choose Employment in Corporate Optometry

Most optometry graduates these days prefer working as corporate optometrists. This provides more job security than being employed or starting cold. Corporate optometry may have its challenges, but too many benefits to ignore. The work is a lot; corporate ODs are required to see at least 3 patients per hour depending on the brand, some…

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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 More Efficiently

You can use numerous tips and tricks to ensure you’re refracting at lighting speed, especially while managing a great patient load. Let’s explore those tricks one by one. Use an Autorefractor Using an autorefractor is the first step having a head start your patient’s rx. Getting them comfortable is the next. When you’re using an…

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The Pros and Cons of Subleasing

Pros and Cons of Subleasing. You’ll significantly benefit from subleasing as your first endeavor to entrepreneurship, instead of cold start. Many ODs have started doing so as it has helped them grow their practice substantially. Surely, subleasing has its advantages, but it also comes with cons. It’s best you know everything subleasing has to offer…

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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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