Practice Management

New Grads – The Benefits of Being a Vision Source Optometrist


This is a sponsored post by Vision Source, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  Through two distinctly different pathways, Dr. Corte and Dr. Dryer have experienced first-hand what it is like to practice within the Vision Source network. What is Vision Source? A network of 3,500+ independent private practice optometrists …

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6 Things That Make My Private Practice Different

In the optometric journalism world, there are many articles on how to build a successful private practice. Since opening my practice cold, I’ve focused on six concepts. 1. Avoid the commodity trap As discussed in my optometric dispensary article, a unique private practice experience is key. Support luxury eyewear lines and …

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ECP University – An Online Tool For New ODs

This is a sponsored post by Essilor of America, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  When I joined the private practice of Dr. Eric White, my schedule was not fully booked. I have been at the practice for 10 months and still, I am only about 33% booked …

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9 Simple Steps to Get Started as a New OD

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Commencement ceremonies are now upon us at each of the twenty-three optometry schools around the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico! We will have one more opportunity to celebrate with our fellow classmates as we did four years prior at orientation week. With graduation comes excitement, relief, and tears of joy …

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Optometric Websites for New Optometry Graduates

There are many optometric websites that can be extremely helpful for new clinicians as they graduate from school and begin to practice. This list contains few of these many resources. This is simply a starting point, and by no means represents a complete list of resources. Staying up to date …

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