Episode 1: Crushing It As A Solo Doc With Dr. Allan Panzer

Learn how to create a $1 million dollar practice by putting your business hat on and following your dreams.

In This Episode:

[2:13] Dr. Panzer is motivated from his desire to provide excellent healthcare while also making a profit. 

[4:50] Learn Dr. Panzer’s biggest mistake in practice and how to avoid it.

[6:20] How optometrists can keep a positive outlook and be successful and profitable in this day and age.

[10:10] Treating practice management, and what makes a successful practice.

[13:10] How to make the right choices even in a state of shock.

[17:30] How to create work- life balance as an optometrist.

[21:30] Generate revenue as a solo practitioner in a city crowded with other optometrists: how a typical optometrist interprets revenue, and how to stop being confused about it.

[29:30] How to keep people coming back to you instead of just getting some cheap glasses.

[27:10] How to compete with the chain retailers selling things cheaper than you do.

[46:20] The vision care industry in the years to come.

About Dr. Allan Panzer:

Dr. Allan Panzer is committed to providing quality personalized eyecare. Helping children with their eye sight problems – especially those who have special needs – is one of his main priorities and interests.

He is a certified Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. Dr. Panzer also has a passion for specialty contact lenses for myopia control and has been a big advocate for orthokeratology for over a decade.

Dr. Panzer’s practice has a major emphasis on dry eye prevention and effective treatments. He is an early adopter of technology and now uses Intense Pulse Light (IPL) to help his patients find dry eye relief.

His onsite laboratory makes it fast and easy to provide all eyewear needs and there are literally hundreds of frame styles to choose from in every price range — from very serviceable to the latest high fashions.

He recognizes that we all live in a fast-paced environment with busy lifestyles and schedules, so he works hard to make sure that all patients receive personal attention in a timely manner and that his staff is always friendly, knowledgeable and well-trained.

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2 comments on Episode 1: Crushing It As A Solo Doc With Dr. Allan Panzer

  1. This was an amazing podcast!!! I have known Dr Panzer for 30’ years and he is now my eye doc! I learned so much about him and his practice and his his thoughts that have brought him to the success he has now!!! Thank you for showcasing him ! I look forward to more podcasts!!!

  2. I really like what you are doing. I listen to podcasts on the way to and from work every day, most are of an entrepreneurial nature. It is great to have some focused on eye care.

    Bill C. Thompson, OD
    Dallas, TX

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