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Here’s How Refinancing Student Loans Saved Me Over 100K

Introduction: We had probably received no less than a half dozen different direct mail pieces from financial companies talking about “refinancing student loans” and what that could mean for my wife, Andrea. As a relatively recent Class of 2011 graduate from the IU School of Optometry, Andrea (like a large …

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5 Legendary Optometrists Give Advice to New Grads

This is a sponsored post by Vision Source, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  Man… there are some really good optometrists out there. Ever since I was a 1st year optometry student in 2009, I always looked out at these notable ODs and thought about their success. I would …

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5 Reasons Why I Would Purchase Glasses From Warby Parker

In the past, I’ve shared 5 reasons why I would not purchase glasses from Warby Parker. These are 5 reasons why I would. We too often think like healthcare professionals, optometrists, and business owners, and not enough like the people we service, both patients and consumers. We make the mistake of perceiving Warby …

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Vision Source and Health Council of East Central Florida Announce New Relationship

Vision Source and Health Council of East Central Florida Announce New Relationship Vision Services will benefit patients from Brevard, Orange Osceola and Seminole counties KINGWOOD, Texas, November 4, 2015 –North America’s largest, independent optometric alliance Vision Source announced today that it has entered into a relationship with The Health Council of …

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Top 5 Reasons Doctors Should Only Buy Independent Eyewear

These are my top 5 reasons why doctors should only buy independent eyewear: Independent eyewear is developed by independent companies that is non-licensed and not mass produced by a large company. 1. Don’t Give Your Money to Your Competition Independent eyewear companies want to grow your business because it grows their business. They …

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Corporate Optometry: Similarities and Shocking Differences

I set out to survey the owners of corporate optometry affiliated practices to learn the similarities and differences that exist between the corporate lessors. What I discovered was even more variety—across and even within lessors—more than you might believe. If you are familiar with one corporate-affiliated practice, then you are …

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