Monday, October 22, 2018 12:00 AM
LAS VEGAS—The goal of using telehealth to expand access to care, and create additional touch-points with doctors, was discussed at “The Future of Optometry: Telehealth & Eyecare” panel at Vision Expo West. The special event, sponsored by Essilor, and produced by Review of Optometric Business, featured ROB Professional Editor Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD, and Larry Macapagal, OD, director of optometry, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, as presenters. Panelists included: Linda Chous, OD, of The Glasses Menagerie and chief eyecare officer at UnitedHealthcare; David Geffen, OD, FAAO, director of optometric and refractive services at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute TLC; and Tim Petito, OD, FAAO, of Petito Eyecare and director of professional relations for Marco Ophthalmics.
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:01 AM
Successful optometrists, whether they are in private practice or are employed by a retail chain or corporation, know that the business of optometry is just as important as the clinical aspects of their profession.
Monday, June 17, 2013 12:10 AM
Running a business in this ever-changing environment is not an easy task
and today’s optometrists are no exception to the rule. Faced with
problems to solve on an almost daily basis, the OD of 2013 needs to be a
Renaissance man/woman—part business manager, IT professional, digital
media guru and marketing expert, all rolled into one.
Monday, June 18, 2012 12:00 AM
The profession of optometry seems to foster innovation. Perhaps
because it is a field that’s constantly in flux, its practitioners are
always being challenged to come up with new ways to solve problems.