Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:00 AM
Around the country, governors and local governments are introducing plans to reopen their economies. As independent practices open their doors, doctors are increasingly looking for guidelines and resources to operate safely and stimulate recovery. Here are a few tips to consider as you develop your plans:
Friday, April 17, 2020 12:00 AM
The following is an interview with Dr. Masoud Nafey OD, FAAO, Chief Medical Officer at VisionWeb. Here he outlines the important role staff and technology play in running a successful practice.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:01 AM
Optical practices across the United States have shut down to slow the spread of COVID-19, and their latest sales statistics show a continued steep decline in overall business. Nearly all (89.9 percent) of the 1,306 eyecare professional respondents in the fifth wave of Jobson Optical Research’s Coronavirus ECP survey conducted April 7-9 are in locations currently operating under stay-at-home orders.
Click to view the COVID-19 Practice Performance Tracker for April 14, 2020.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:00 AM
The decline in U.S. optical business has affected most product and service categories starting with the week of March 9-15. Based on the year-to-date data, the only product category to increase prior to joining in the overall decline was contact lenses. All of the other categories (gross revenue, exams/refractions, frame units, and lens pairs) began their steep decline at the same time and remain headed down based on the latest metrics gathered.
Click to view the COVID-19 Practice Performance Tracker for April 10, 2020.