Dispensing

Final Sale: Avoiding Glass Checks

Glass checks and the inevitable spectacle remakes that follow can be frustrating. Here are 12 strategies to keep patients happy on the first try.
06/15/2015

Do We Stand A Chance Against Online Retailers?

More patients seem to be bypassing the optical and buying eyewear online. How do we turn the tide on these net-surfing consumers?
09/15/2013

Prescribe Sunwear from Your Chair

Be sure patients know that sunglasses aren’t just a fashion choice. Sunwear is necessary protection against the dangers of UV radiation. Education and options start with you.
09/15/2013

Children’s Optical: Little Tykes, Large Opportunity

Selling children’s eyewear can be a profitable niche business—but you have to think differently. Here’s what one optometrist learned while building a successful children’s optical in her practice.
09/15/2013

A Dozen Ways to Present Premium Lenses and Add Ons

Techniques your opticians use to please and retain patients.
05/17/2004

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Drab Lab?

Here’s how to critically evaluate these factors, and others, when you’re thinking about upgrading your in-office optical lab.
03/19/2003

Few Scripts Walk, But Optical Takes a Tumble

The optical dispensary is still the bread and butter of most practices. However, there’s less bread to go around.
11/15/2002

Upcoming Events

July 24, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Jade Coats, OD, and Neel Vaidya, MD, MPH
Webinar: 9:00pm ET

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August 14, 2024

The 3 I's of Geographic Atrophy: Imaging, Identification, and Intervention
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO, and David Chin Yee, MD
Webinar: 8:30pm ET


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August 20, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Joshua Davidson, OD, and Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
Webinar: 8:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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