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“Spotlight on ChromaGen (Part 2)” – Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 02 Feb 2012 -No 42

The “Spotlight on ChromaGen (Part 2) brings you a personal story of a user of these lenses who also is a teacher. Michelle Potter is currently an ESL (ELL) teacher in Houston, Texas and has been in education for over … Continue reading

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“Spotlight on Alan Glazier, OD FAAO” – Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 01 Feb 2012 – No 41

I am honored to talk with Dr. Alan Glazier, an inventor, successful optometric practitioner and a thought leader and published author on social media and search optimization for small medical businesses. In this installment of Tips4EyeDocs Daily, Dr. Glazier talks … Continue reading

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Where is #Eyefinity Going? – Part 1 – 26 Jan 2012 – No. 36

More than anything else, doctors want certainty. It’s no secret that doctors don’t have it now and they are nervous.  VSP is embroiled in a potential change in market direction that will profoundly future overall revenue.  Any change in the … Continue reading

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My 5 Most Used Android Applications – Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 20 Jan 2012 – No 31

Und0ubtedly, doctors are ever more enamored by smart phones.  Easily, they compete with standard laptop computers and simpler phones for efficiency and effectiveness. In my mind, a smart phone is an absolute necessity in today’s mobile society. Smart phones by … Continue reading

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Multifocal Contacts – Why? Part 2 – Tips4EyeDocs Weekend 21-22 Jan 2012 – No 32

Recently, a contact lens representative visited me and implored me to “fit” their lens by “following their guide”.  In fact, the representative felt that  doctors were “over thinking” the process and not following “best practices” in fitting their lenses. The … Continue reading

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Opening Cold – Part 3 – Tips4EyeDocs Daily – 18 Jan 2012 – Number 29

It is now the fourth year of your Doctor of Optometry program.  It’s been a long road and the end seem so near. Many sacrifices have been made; so many that you feel that you had lost a big part … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Weekend Edition for 2012Jan07-08 – No.20 – Why is VSP looking to foreign markets?

FROM THE EDITOR At home or at the office, you see the headlines scream “VSP [Vision Service Plan] looks to expand in foreign markets” (Robertson, 2011). You get that lump in your throat or that knot in your stomach; images … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily for 02Jan2012, No.15 – If I was a student in optometry

FROM THE EDITOR The new graduate of any of the optometry schools faces an economic landscape that hinted what became a stark reality at graduation. In 2008, a McKinsey survey found that CEOs were not optimistic for the next two … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs – Weekend Edition – The Power of Intention – No. 14 for 31Dec11/01Jan12

FROM THE EDITOR The New Year is fast approaching and 2012 is very much around the corner. Do you have 2012 predictions or resolutions? Why do we make them when we know that we won’t follow them? Do you believe … Continue reading

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Tips4EyeDocs Daily for 12/18/2011 No 4 – Patient Compliance

FROM THE EDITOR Would it not be insightful to wonder if a patient’s resolution would ever include compliance to recommendations to either periodic eye care or use of  contact lenses? Frankly, I celebrate with those patients who do so. But … Continue reading

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