For the 12 years that Susan Dreyer, OD, was working for a Pearle franchise owner in St. Louis, Missouri, she was very happy. But when the owner sold the practice, she decided she didn’t have an interest in buying it.
By Amanda Tompkins, OD—What was I going to be when I grew up? I had been in pursuit of a career in pharmacy because it was something I could do in my rural Kentucky town that was medically related.
By Anna Boyd Jefferson—I inherited Carolina Eye Prosthetics, started in 1987, from my father when he was diagnosed with ALS in 2012.
By Tamara Petrosyan, OD—If you see children and young adults in your practice, a significant percentage of them will have issues with accommodative, binocular and oculomotor function.
By Cheryl Engels, OD, MBA—Of course you can identify dry eye patients from your own patient base, but what about the rest of those dry eye sufferers out there who have never heard of your office?
Monica Brown, OD, CO, recalls hearing early in 2013 through the grapevine at local and state meetings that her colleague, Brian Armitage, OD, was thinking about his retirement options.
When Ellen Merkin, OD, heard of Solutionreach, she thought that the company’s offerings made sense for her patient population. “The younger generation is much more tuned in with email and text communication.
OCuSOFT came onto her radar during her residency, and Stephanie Frankel, OD, personally tested the product line for dry eye treatment shortly after joining the practice.
Kiranjit Bedi, OD, was so enthusiastic about the release of AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses two years ago that she started promoting them to her patients after she first heard the news at a local dinner hosted by Alcon.
Susan Moss, OD, puts her holistic approach to eye care front and center at her practice in Bellaire, Texas. And she’s found plenty of patients who want that kind of therapy.