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Gut Instinct  11/15/2017

If you were to pick up any professional medical journal today, you would likely find a discussion on microbiota’s relationship with diseases and their pathogenicity. In many parts of the body—including the eye—a normal community of bacteria and micro-organisms helps confer resistance to infection. Literature suggests the gastrointestinal microbiome is associated with ...
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Report Your Adverse Events to the FDA  9/15/2017

When was the last time you reported a corneal ulcer from lens wear or a severe keratopathy secondary to inadvertent hydrogen peroxide instillation prior to neutralization to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)? The answer is likely never. Fortunately, sight-threatening experiences in contact lens wearers are relatively rare. But when they do occur, there is little tolerance by the affected ...
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Passive Verification Doesn’t Work  5/15/2017

It’s been over a decade since the Federal Trade Commission mandated the Contact Lens Rule. Its intent is to allow patients the right to purchase contact lenses from the seller of their choice, whether a health care provider or other source, including online. The intentions are worthy. However, most of us would agree that it just doesn’t work in its current ...

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Combating Online Contact Lens Sales  2/15/2017

We must stand together to protect healthy vision and responsible enterprise.
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Four Keys to Building Your Practice  11/15/2016

These commonalities indicate you are ready to venture out on your own—and that you will be successful when you do.


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Brand Yourself, and They Will Come  10/15/2016

This requires work, but is much more valuable to the growth and sustainability of your practice than just about anything else.

 

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Keeping Contact Lens Care In-House  9/15/2016

There’s no substitute for your clinical expertise—so don’t let patients find one. Make sure they know to contact you any time questions arise.
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Understanding the Contact Lens Prescription Release Legislation  9/15/2016

The next step in a legislative confrontation may mean better protection for lens wearers.
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Making the Best of It  6/15/2016

Sometimes the situation does not go the best way it can. Here’s how the right attitude can make the difference for your patients.
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Medically Necessary Contact Lenses: Medical Plan or Vision Plan Responsibility?  6/15/2016

Do you know how to work with insurance companies to achieve the biggest bang for your buck?
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Boost Your Contact Lens Fits With Help from Your Staff  5/15/2016

A group effort can mean a stronger, more informed choice.
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Look Beyond the Slit Lamp  5/15/2016

Are you doing everything you can to make life easier for your keratoconus patients?
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Off on the Right Foot: Preparing the Patient for Scleral Lens Wear  4/15/2016

Are you fitting a first-timer? Keep these tips in mind for a smoother process.
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To Do or Not to Do  4/15/2016

Start something new or stop doing something old? A three-question test to determine the right answer.
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Are You Allergic to Change?  3/15/2016

While getting past certain barriers to practice-building can take some effort, long-term benefits are worth it. 
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Forward Thinking: Where Can New Lenses Lead Your Practice?  2/15/2016

From sclerals to daily disposables and tinted lenses, new designs can add to your practice if you're willing to change your mindset.
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This Year, Strive to Avoid Stress  2/15/2016

If you are like most of us, decreasing tension in 2016 is a laudable New Years' resolution.
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What's in a Name?  2/15/2016

Even the smallest changes in how your staff members present themselves to patients can have the biggest impact.
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Playing the Field: How Manufacturers Can Help You  11/15/2015

Having trouble fitting GP lenses in your practice? Don’t be afraid to ask for help from the outside.
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Reach Out  11/15/2015

Want to increase revenue for your contact lens practice? Aim for the sky.
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Supercharge Your Contact Lens Profitability  11/15/2015

Specialty lenses and properly priced professional expertise can boost the revenue in your contact lens business.
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A Sticky Situation  10/1/2015

These tips can help ensure a consistent presentation among all staff members.
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Blinded by the Light?  9/15/2015

Just because something works once doesn’t mean that it always will, or that it could never be surpassed by something even better.
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Meet the Candidates  9/15/2015

More patients can wear contact lenses than you might think.
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