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Optometrist Guide to Malpractice Insurance

After graduation, one of the many tasks you will be responsible for involves obtaining professional liability insurance. Malpractice insurance is required to practice optometry in the United States and will give you piece of mind as an OD. Purpose of Malpractice Insurance: Malpractice insurance is critical in giving ODs the …

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How to Take Risks Like a Successful Optometrist

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“You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Wayne Gretzky Generally, optometrists are not a group of people with a penchant for taking risks. Perhaps optometry is a great profession for those of us who are risk averse – there are plenty of opportunities to refract and …

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8 Things ODs Can Learn From Opternative.com and Online Eye Exams

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f you haven’t heard of Opternative, you’ve been living under a rock! Founded by an optometrist Dr. Steven Lee and entrepreneur Aaron Dallek, Opternative.com is looking to launch the first online “refractive eye exam” this summer. In fact, when you Google Opternative, you’ll find that many articles refer to them as the first online eye exam – …

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