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The Specialties and Psychologies of Optometry with Dr. Richard Maharaj

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Dr. Richard Maharaj discusses the different specialties surrounding optometry, the psychology surrounding optometry from both the doctor and patient perspective, and so much more. Enjoy! In This Episode: [3:09] Dr. Maharaj’s journey into eyecare and where he is today. [9:40] Why are specialties in optometry emerging right now? [16:48] The …

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In-Office Edging | Optical Profit Center with Allan Panzer, OD

 In This Episode:   The optical today is still where practices can make 50% or more of their revenue. You have to be smart and take control of your production instead of giving away the profits to your labs. Even with all the crazy acquisitions from insurance companies and private equity, the room for …

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Episode 29: Dry Eye Home Therapy | NuSight Medical

Home dry eye maintenance treatments…what’s new? We’re talking with NuLids, a manufacturer of a daily use dry eye treatment device to see how patients can maintain compliance. In This Episode: [3:02] How the guests got involved with NuSight Medical. [5:10] What is NuLids? [12:47] NuLids versus an in-office treatment. [18:13] Where NuLids can fit into …

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Episode 28: All Things Retina | Ivan Batlle, MD

What you can learn from a top retinal specialist who also raises goats. Find out if bowtie guys are really smarter. Controversies in retina referrals. What you need to know with Dr. Ivan Batlle.   In This Episode: [2:25] Dr. Batlle’s journey into ophthalmology. [6:15] The ForeSeeHome program. [8:00] Longer-term injections versus regular injections. [10:00] …

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Episode 27: Life Of Lens Lab Owner With Janet Benjamin of Laramy-K Optical Lab

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Janet Benjamin of Laramy-K Optical Labs takes a deep dive into private/independent labs versus big name companies, and how those differences can affect you. Enjoy! In This Episode: [3:20] How did Janet get into optical, and owning her own lab? [11:30] What is Laramy-K optical? [14:21] What is uncut, and …

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Optical Lady Bosses | Autianna Wilson + Anissa Laval | Knowing Your Worth, Asking For Raises, and Indie Eyewear Tips

In This Episode: There’s nothing sexier than a woman that knows optics and fashion. These two ladies, Anissa Laval and Autianna Wilson are crushing the optical game on all fronts. Here’s what we talk about: 1. Knowing your worth 2. How to ask for a raise 3. How to find mentorship 4. Women in optical …

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Episode 26: Integrating EHR, Recall, Reminders, and Telephone in One Tidy Package Equals Working Smarter

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, two guests from WEAVE discuss integrating EHR, recall, reminders, telephone and other smart business practices into your practice and what benefits that can give you. Enjoy! In This Episode: [4:34] What is WEAVE? [9:06] What can you do to keep your books full? [11:20] How to ask patients for other …

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Making Eyewear in Brooklyn, NYC | Gerard Masci | Founder of Lowercase

In This Episode: Yes, there are frames being made in the USA, specifically in Brooklyn. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Gerard Masci of Lowercase NYC at The After Party in San Francisco for the coolest modern-day American eyewear creation story. From a hedge fund manager on Wall Street for 13 years to …

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