When it comes to eye health supplements, it can be difficult to know what to recommend for each patient’s individual needs. While EyePromise has vitamins formulated for AMD and AMD risk, occasional dry eye, eye health related to diabetes, screen time, and athletic performance, how can you know which is the best for your patients? What if we told you EyePromise has a product that combines the best of all our vitamins into one convenient daily dose? Continue reading When to Recommend EyePromise® Vizual Edge Pro™
Since the COVID-19 shutdown in 2020, many practices have been working hard to get back up and running to the fullest extent. Some practices may not have to work as hard as others because they’ve had someone working for them in the background: EyePromise®. Continue reading How EyePromise Helped Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic
We’re about a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and while there are advancements being made every day to return the world to normal, it can seem further away than ever. This recurring feeling of uncertainty and fear has many people feeling fatigued, anxious, and burnt out, even after returning to work. Michael Kling, OD, shares how he identifies that his staff members need a mid-pandemic boost as well as how he supplies that boost. Continue reading So, Your Staff Needs a Mid-Pandemic Boost. What Can You Do?
When it comes to caring for your patients, you want to do everything possible to keep them seeing their best for as long as possible. Sometimes, that requires care that takes time to show any “benefits.” During this limbo phase, patients can lose faith in your recommendations, causing them to seek a second opinion or cease with care altogether. Therefore, it’s important to help them see not only the issue, but the small improvements made over time. Continue reading See the EyePromise® Difference
The 2020 global pandemic brought to light the connective power of technology, and this sentiment extends to the healthcare field. The need for telehealth exploded, and with that, the need for a revision of old policies. The American Optometric Association (AOA) realized that their original telehealth statement might be too restrictive, and they’ve released an updated version for ODs to follow. Continue reading New Stance: AOA Updates Their View On Telehealth
One major thing that was elevated because of the pandemic was telehealth. Because many practices closed or were limited to emergency cases, the majority of healthcare entities adopted this modern-aged method of medicine in some form to continue delivering patient care. Though many did grow accustomed to the new technology, there were many rumors swirling even prior to the shutdown. However, many of the assumptions are incorrect. Continue reading 10 Telehealth Myths: What’s Been Debunked?
You may have heard that the most effective marketing tool is word-of-mouth marketing. This is likely because this form of “marketing” is considered to be the most accurate, honest review of a product or service and it’s likely coming from someone the interested party trusts. So, how can you increase your practice’s word-of-mouth marketing referrals? An article from the AOA details a few suggestions. Continue reading Turn Your Patients Into Practice Ambassadors
If you had to choose one of your senses to lose (sight, sound, smell, taste or touch), which would you pick? If you’re like the majority who participated in a 2014 national opinion survey, then losing your sight isn’t an option. Research America asked over 2,000 people what would be the worst disease/ailment to happen to them, and blindness ranked in the top 4 along with cancer, AIDS and Alzheimer’s. Knowing this, it is important to monitor and protect your patients’ eyes in every way. Continue reading What Can MPOD Tell You About Your Patients’ Eye Health?
As we all know, the only constant in life is change. Change is a necessary part of evolution, and your practices should be no different. For example, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has been around for decades, and the care protocols haven’t been updated much in those years. However, Craig Bowen, OD, shared how he keeps his procedures fresh in an article for Review of Optometric Business and talks about why you should consider updating yours. Continue reading Evolve Your AMD Protocol
Diabetes is on the rise and has been for the last decade. With no end in sight to the unhealthy, sedentary lifestyle that has become all too common today, this number will likely continue to increase. While diabetes isn’t necessarily a specialty for most ODs, it should be common practice to have these types of conversations with your patients, for their benefit and yours. Alexia Vaughn, OD, MS, MBA, explains how she incorporates healthy living and diabetes education into her daily talk track. Continue reading Patient Talk: Diabetes & Eye Health