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How Optometrists Can Use Instagram Marketing

We sat down with Emilie Seitz, whose Instagram page EyeSeitz chronicles the daily life of an optometry student, to see what advice she has to share on using Instagram to boost your social media presence, and how optometrists can use instagram marketing. Seitz feels the strength of Instagram over Facebook …

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5 Things You Need to Practice Optometry in Canada

5 Things You Need to Practice Optometry in Canada

If you are starting your career in optometry, Ontario is a wonderful place to consider. Whether you are an American or Canadian trained optometrist, there are several steps and associated costs to know ahead of time before you can begin practicing in the province. Firstly, as a graduate of an …

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Getting Credentialed In Optometry – Common Questions

getting credentialed in optometry

This is a sponsored post by Optometric Billing Consultants, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 Getting credentialed in optometry is not an easy task. Getting credentialed with various vision and medical plans can be a long and arduous process, ripe with confusion and of course frustration. Once you have finally …

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Managing an Insurance-Free Optometry Practice

Managing an insurance-free optometry practice

Four months before opening the doors of my own practice, I went to a local OD/OMD gathering. A group of optometrists were bemoaning insurance reimbursements when I approached them. I chimed in, “In my perfect world, I would be in a practice that doesn’t take insurance.” Everyone laughed. Little did …

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Optometry Billing, Coding, and Credentialing

At SECO, we had the chance to sit down with Eric Botts, OD, the past president of Energeyes, Inc., and the owner of OBC Billing Specialists. In this video, Matt Geller and Eric Botts talk Dr. Botts’s top three tips on optometry billing, coding, and credentialing. Tip #1: Start with …

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How to Open an Eye Clinic in a Community Health Center

Community Health Center Eye Clinic

Optometrists play an increasingly vital role in the overall health of our patients and the wellness of society as a whole. The average primary care visit today only allows for roughly 10 minutes per patient, whereas optometry visits tend to allot more time, making room to discuss health and wellness …

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