Perry Brill

Frame Inventory Management + Optician Training With Kayla Ashlee of SPEXY

In This Episode: Opticals can easily drive 50% or more of an optical’s revenue. Optical educational for staff can be the key to success in staying abreast of sales techniques, technical knowledge, and staying motivated. Doctors invest lots of money in medical equipment, but many times overlook the cash infusion it takes to properly train …

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Episode 24: State Optical and Europa’s Frame Pioneer, Scott Shapiro

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Scott Shapiro shares how he was able to find success in State Optical and Europa Eyewear. Enjoy! In This Episode: [3:31] The family roots of optical. [8:00] What did Scott do before eyecare? [10:22] What Europa is, what they do, and how they differentiate themselves in the market. [15:26] The …

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Episode 23: Spectacle Lens Business Revealed With Daniel Crespo, CEO of Indizen Optical Technologies

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Daniel Crespo takes a deep dive into the lens business and technology; with a background as a physicist, he brings a unique perspective to eyewear. Enjoy! In This Episode: [4:05] Daniel Crespo, and how he became CEO of IOT. [10:30] Why freeform lenses are different. [14:15] Putting freeform lenses into …

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Episode 22: How To Fit Frames with Alexandra Peng

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Alexandra Peng takes a deep dive into the fitting of eyewear and all of the challenges associated with it. Enjoy! In This Episode: [5:55] How Alexandra first got into eyewear. [08:10] The basics of fitting eyewear. [19:35] Helping people with self frame selection. [26:50] Alleviating fitting challenges. [33:00] The next type …

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Episode 21: Owning 3 Pearle Visions to Private Practice with Dr. David Grosswald

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Dr. David Grosswald shares his optometric  journey through growing a practice, selling a practice with private equity, using the latest technologies to help patients, and so much more. Enjoy! In This Episode: [3:24] Dr. Grosswald’s optometric journey. [7:24] The evolution of Dr. Grosswald’s practice. [11:51] The three best places to grow …

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Episode 20: Creating an Eyewear Brand from Scratch with Shaun Paterson

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Shaun Paterson shares his journey to creating his own eyewear brand with only a business background. In This Episode: [5:50] Shaun’s journey into eyecare. [13:29] Becoming an entrepreneur. [17:34] Shaun’s goal for his brand. [20:14] Avoiding some struggles of wholesale frame selling. [28:46] Getting PR and looking good distributing your …

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Episode 19: Current State of Healthcare with Anesthesiologist Eric Larson, MD

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Dr. Eric Larson dives into the current state of the healthcare system, including the direct primary care model, business models of hospitals, and so much more. In This Episode: [5:42]  The Paradox Podcast [7:06] The advantage of the direct primary care model. [12:20] How to help people realize that they can …

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Episode 17: 41 Years Frame Repping With Bruce Sporn

In this episode of Eyetrepreneur, Bruce Sporn shares the importance of independent eyewear and how opticians can make a difference. In This Episode: [9:30] The consultant to the eyeware industry. [11:25] How glasses became fashionable. [14:10] The mentors that really fired up Bruce on his journey. [17:00] Opticians are really self employed, right? [20:45] Why …

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