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Happy Valentine's Day! Your accountant is probably not the first person you think of on February 14th, but in honor of this holiday, I give you three key reasons to love your accountant: We enable you to make better business...
As clinicians and students, our lives are undoubtedly busy and overwhelming. We all have certain habits we hope to implement, but it can be hard to figure out how to get started and make those new habits stick. Add...
The concept of scope of practice is one that is all too familiar to licensed optometrists throughout the U.S. As a result of state-specific legislation, practicing optometry is a very different profession depending on where the practitioner is located. Currently,...
I am asked almost daily “How do I take home more money?” We all went to school for a number of years expected to come out living a certain type of lifestyle, and in order...
After doing a refraction to test acuity, one optometrist wonders whether she should still charge her Medicare patient—who does not want glasses. This patient is a glaucoma suspect but refuses glasses, however this optometrist felt it was necessary to...
In the land of optometry, peculiar characters have made appearances in the exam room. Unique as they come, each requires an individualized approach to the exam and treatment plan. Tales have been told about one or two of them,...
First of all, let’s be honest, the rent is always too high. It’s overhead you inevitably have to take on and factor into your profit/loss at the end of the year whether you’re leasing or owning real estate. Therefore it’s...
Full Name: Mahtab Vaziri Name of Practice: Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care/ Keplr Setting: Private-ish Location: Rockville, Maryland High School Attended: Chantilly High School College Attended: George Mason University Optometry School Attended: New England College of Optometry Tell us something interesting about yourself: I have...
The warranty pitch Most of us are familiar with the warranty pitch we get when we purchase something like a printer, a TV or a new refrigerator. The companies that sell these products have spent a lot of time and...
Although expansion is usually associated with a time of exponential growth, the current safety measures surrounding coronavirus call for something similar. Many optometrists are facing challenges with keeping their staff and patients safe in a small space. Of course, many...