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July 20, 2016

Do Your Patients Know the Importance of Their Eyewear?

Practice Management, Business Strategy

Your patients may express frustration to you about their spectacles. They could be adjusting to life with their first pair, or they could be adjusting to the twentieth new prescription they have had since they were six years old. Either way, they may have plenty of complaints about the litany of nuisances associated with them.

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April 13, 2016

Preventing Retail Theft in Your Optical Shop

Practice Management, Business Strategy

What do you think of when you think of a thief? Perhaps they slink around, looking suspicious. Or perhaps you even think of a cartoonish character with a ski mask and a moneybag. Unfortunately, thieves come in all shapes and sizes - and can even work in teams to remove merchandise from your practice.

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December 21, 2015

Follow the Signs: Engage Your Patients with a Practice Signage Facelift

Practice Management, Business Strategy

When your patients enter your practice for the first time, what do they see? Are they only faced with walls covered in frames, like the image featured above? If so, you may be doing your practice -- and your patients -- a disservice.

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November 24, 2015

Are Patients Not Asking Enough Questions?

Practice Management, Business Strategy

When it comes down to it, patients these days are more worried about how they will look in their new spectacles, rather than how they are protecting their vision. Patients even admit this, and according to a PPG research report, 84 percent of consumers surveyed said they focused on the frames more than the lenses when purchasing.

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July 28, 2015

Strategy – Is it important to have one?

Practice Management, Business Strategy

By Paul Surridge – Chief Executive Sight Care Group

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June 16, 2015

Qualified Dispensing Opticians at the heart of a successful independent

Practice Management, Business Strategy

Posted by Paul Surridge, Chief Executive, Sight Care Group

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May 21, 2015

Reduce your “no dispense” and “low dispense” numbers

Practice Management, Business Strategy

Real life story from our friends in Jai Kudo …..

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April 29, 2015

Trivex Lens Availability

Practice Management, Business Strategy

I was very happy to meet some of you during several conferences over the last months. Thank you for stopping by to say hi and thank you for all your feedback – this is greatly appreciated by myself and the team. We will work on incorporating your feedback in the Trivex Lens Specialist program… In fact, let’s start right now.

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April 1, 2015

Clear business strategy

Practice Management, Business Strategy

In relation to our last blog, see here to read the full blog diversifying your lens portfolio.

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March 27, 2015

Diversifying your lens portfolio

Practice Management, Business Strategy

Running a successful business requires making every effort to meet that demands of your customers. With optometry in particular, patients will have varying needs when it comes to their eyewear. Variables between patients might include:

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January 22, 2015

Optimize your lens building blocks

Practice Management, Business Strategy

To many spectacle wearers, lenses are simply two pieces of glass (ok, perhaps some patients have learned that most lenses today are in fact made from plastic materials) suspended in front of their eyes by some type of metal or plastic “holder”.

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January 13, 2015

Reblog: A patient’s perspective on Trivex lenses

Practice Management, Business Strategy

I found an interesting video on YouTube describing a patient’s experience wearing Trivex lenses in his own words.

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November 20, 2014

Consumers’ behaviors – helping your customer decide?

Practice Management, Business Strategy

Writing my blog about Joanne’s and Sarah’s behavior made me think about how I behave when want to buy something. So here is a personal story about a recent purchase that I made…