Occasional dry eye is one of the most common eye health issues experienced across the country. The reason it’s so common is because its causes are so vast. Occasional dry eye can be caused by anything from ocular surface dysfunction to environmental factors such as dry air. Whatever the cause, patients are looking for solutions for their symptoms. By offering occasional dry eye care in your practice, you can improve both your patient care and your practice success. Continue reading 5 Steps for Launching an Occasional Dry Eye Center
If you currently prescribe contact lenses in your practice, you know that there are a lot of reasons patients can drop off. Whether it’s the difficulty of putting them in or the decline in comfort throughout the day, patients can run into a number of common contact lens issues. Despite these issues, many patients prefer contacts over glasses, and a survey mentioned in a Review of Optometric Business article reveals the more intangible reasons for this. Continue reading The Intangibles: Why Patients Choose Contacts
When incorporating new things in your practice, it’s helpful to have a detailed plan for success. When it comes to occasional dry eye, it can be intimidating to know what you need to be more focused on this specific eye health need, much less what you need to be successful. In an article for Review of Optometric Business, John Rumpkins, OD, MBA, shared his insights on what’s needed to become a successful occasional dry eye practice. Continue reading How to Create a Successful Occasional Dry Eye Practice
When it comes to diabetes care, there’s a minimum standard expected from eye care professionals (ECPs). According to a recent study, many ECPs’ diabetes protocols are not meeting the current National Eye Institute of Clinical Excellence’s (NICE) guidelines. Here’s what the research shows. Continue reading Is Your Diabetes Management Failing Clinical Guidelines?
When it comes to eyecare, there are many positives. However, there are also negatives, like the unfortunate turnover rate in eyecare practices. Whether it’s the hectic, fast-paced environment or that eyecare is just not for everyone, Eyeworld estimates that eyecare has an average turnover rate of 25% compared to a national average of 23% in 2018. While this is discouraging, Thomas P. Arnold, OD, FSLS has a few tips for encouraging employees to stick around. Continue reading 8 Tips for Retaining Employees for the Long Haul
EyePromise® has a comprehensive line of eye vitamins formulated for AMD and AMD risk, occasional dry eye, eye health related to diabetes, screen time, and athletic performance. With all these choices, it can be difficult to know which is the best for your patients. Furthermore, what if your patients have difficulty with or don’t like taking softgels/pills? We have the answer.
Continue reading When to Recommend EyePromise® Vizual Edge™ Chewable
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
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
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