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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The future of Optometry will include Telemedicine.

virtual appointment with a doctor

You might think the practice of tele-optometry has been necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. That because everything is going down the virtual route, it only makes sense for some aspects of the healthcare industry to follow suit. The truth is, tele-optometry has been around since retinal imaging was taken at the VA almost 20 years…

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How to Build Racial Equity at Work

Multiracial coworkers discussing a project

Optometry is an important niche in healthcare where professionals are responsible for finding solutions to bad eyesight and diagnosing eye diseases. As in all other industries, racial equity at work is vital in the field of optometry. The effort to end structural and systemic racism should be led from the top and permeate to all…

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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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