Posts Tagged ‘optometry’

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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5 Ways to Bring Out the Best in Your Office Manager

employees working together as a team

Maintaining a successful optometry practice is just as challenging as building one from the ground up. A capable office manager could prove to be a big help, but only if they’re properly managed. If your optometry practice is riddled with administrative hiccups and daily issues adversely affecting productivity, it’s a sign that you need to work on your…

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Optometry Practice Compensation: How to Do It Right

Managing optometry practice compensation can be quite a daunting task. It involves a careful review and thorough analysis of finances, market salary, individual employee performance, overall business costs, and more. As is with most businesses, compensation is one of the major expenses of all optometry practices. Unfortunately, many optometrists have a hard time managing their…

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New OD: Knowing Your Worth

Patient wearing a trial frame

Studying optometry and becoming a certified optometry doctor is no small achievement. It is now time to venture into the field and look for a job to kick start your career. Practical learning is different from theoretical knowledge. As a new graduate, you still have a lot to learn with experience, but don’t let that…

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5 Ways To Manage Stress At Your Optometry Practice

An optometrist experiencing stress

The modern optometrist has to deal with an influx of patients, manage their staff, and may have to raise a family at the same time. On top of that, they have to invest in state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment to keep up with the latest trends. These are just some of the factors an optometrist may have…

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