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- The Contact Lens Tortoise vs. the Eyeglass Hare. Gerber, Gary // Review of Optometry;Mar2010 Strategies, p7
The article offers the author's insights on the impact of contact lens sales on optometrists' practice profits in the U.S. He believes that those practices which spend more for contact lenses also net more. He also stresses that contact lens patients will outdistance eyeglass patients in the...
- Reach Out. Gerber, Gary // Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses;Nov2015, p35
The article offers helpful information for optometrists when it comes to boosting revenue for their contact lens practice. Several means to generate more revenue in contact lens practice include increasing the number of patients, raising fees, and seeing the same patients more frequently. Other...
- Santinelli International Launches New 'Real-Eyez' Profits Calculator. KARP, ANDREW // Vision Monday;9/19/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p60
The article offers brief information about Santinelli International's "Real-Eyez" Profits Calculator interactive tool for calculating the costs and savings associated with in-office finishing lenses.
- Taking the next step: in-house lens fabrication. Meszaros, Liz // Ophthalmology Times;11/15/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p39
This article reports that for the ophthalmologist considering diversification by setting up an in-house lens fabrication laboratory, the benefits are numerous ï¿½ the ability to trim costs, speed up delivery time of glasses and offer better quality control. Perhaps the two most compelling...
- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT... Karlsrud, Michael // LabTalk;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 40 Issue 23F, p48
The article discusses how time affects optometrical and ophthalmic services. Survey shows that the maximum time it takes to complete a comprehensive examination among three used medical practitioners is 90 minutes. To save on hours, eye and lens specialists divide their time conducting...
- Realizing the Potential of Progressive Lenses. Black, Amy // Review of Optometry;12/15/2003, Vol. 140 Issue 12, p31
Investigates the types of spectacle lenses worn by individuals with presbyopia in the U.S. Percentage of vision correction population; Preference of individuals to single-vision prescriptional lenses; Increase in the sales of ready-made, non-prescription magnifying readers.
- Profiles in Progressives: What 'Lifestyle Dispensing' Really Means. Lamperelli, Karlen // Review of Optometry;09/15/2000, Vol. 137 Issue 9, p47
Discusses how to make progressive addition lenses (PAL) appealing to different key patient populations. First-timer's dilemma about looking like his mother; Difficulty of converting patients to using the PAL; Children and their lenses; Price-conscious seniors. INSETS: FITTING...
- IN BRIEF. // Optometry Today;2/10/2012, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p5
This section offers news briefs on optometry, including the upcoming election of new council members of the Association of Optometrists (AOP), a correction to the article "RPG Lens Selection: Visit 3," and the one-day course "Glazing for Beginners."
- CooperVision's Second-Quarter Sales Hold Steady. // Vision Monday;7/20/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p040
The article reports on the sales posted by CooperVision in the U.S. for the second quarter ended April 30, 2009. CooperVision is the contact-lens division of The Cooper Companies. Sales in the U.S. increased 3% to $97.8 million, while sales in Europe declined 4% in the period. Sales of toric...