Decoding the Toxic Workplace

Dealing with a toxic workplace can drain you of your mental and physical energy really fast. Gender discrimination, passive-aggressive communication, forced overwork, etc., are all signs of a toxic work environment. Whether you have felt toxicity spreading among your employees or are trapped in a toxic optometry practice yourself, protecting your mental health should be…

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Millennials and Optometry | How Eye Care is Changing Because of Millennials

There is an effect of generation on the eye care industry that is changing expectations from optometry clinics. Millennials and optometrists have an important correlation since there are steady changes happening in technology, practice management, work-life balance, and patient care already. What Does Optometry Look Like Right Now? . The eye care industry is predominantly…

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The True Value of an Optometry Sales Rep

Optometry sales reps are also known as practice advocates, growth advisors, territory representatives, and practice development coaches. No matter the name, they always want to get chatting with the optometrist. While a lot of ODs may avoid a meeting with optometry sales reps, it may be because they don’t know the real value they can…

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How to Boost Your Immune System during COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has impacted countries all over the globe in unimaginable ways. People are being advised to maintain social distancing and stay inside their homes as much as they can. Healthcare workers fighting the virus on the front lines are at a greater risk of illness as they’re almost constantly exposed to the virus…

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Affect Our Careers.

It goes without saying that COVID-19 that started out as a pandemic is going to have a ripple effect on our lives, careers, and the global economy as many non-essential businesses have been closed and people have been told to stay home and maintain social distancing. While everyone is either taking online classes or working…

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Maximize Your Time during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ever since COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic, small businesses, in particular, are facing the brunt of it as most people are choosing to stay inside. Instead of waiting till the crisis is over, we need to look for ways to make sure our businesses can survive in these uncertain times. As an optometrist,…

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New Grads Guide to Job Searching

You’ve finally graduated from college, you’ve made it through those tough 4 years, taken all the exams possible, studied hard and you survived it. Congratulations! The excitement to just jump into your field of study and start doing what you love and worked so hard towards is immense, but where do you start? There are…

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The Realities of a New Sublease OD

While there are many perks to being a sublease optometrist, going from zero experience professionally to starting your own practice can be scary, and rightfully so. Let’s debunk some myths about opening your own optometry clinic when you’re fresh out of school. You Will Be Your Own Boss Since you will be subleasing, you’ll technically…

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