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Antonio Chirumbolo, OD

Antonio works in Client Marketing at CovalentCareers. His passions are everything and anything digital media.

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Resources
Eyecare January 23rd, 2020
Optometric Websites for New Optometry Graduates

A list of helpful optometric websites for new optometry graduates encompassing practice building, clinical knowledge, prescribing, and obtaining samples.

Eyecare January 20th, 2020
Maciel Cruz On Eyecare in Minority Communities

Patient education, or lack thereof, is a crucial aspect of healthcare that's missing in minority communities.

Eyecare January 17th, 2020
Luxottica Independent Practice Owners Share Their Success Stories

Three practice owners talk about their career journeys and how they found their niche as Luxottica Independent Practice Owners.

Eyecare January 15th, 2020
Limbal Stem Cell Transplants

What is the primary purpose of limbal stem cell transplants? Additionally, what is the OD's role in getting involved with this type of procedure?

Eyecare January 13th, 2020
Goal Setting and Growth In Optometry

Our field is constantly growing and changing. As optometrists, it's up to us to make sure that we grow along with our profession.

Eyecare January 8th, 2020
Analyze the Performance of Your Optometry Practice with these Real-Time Reports

EDGEPro is extremely powerful; its reports and benchmarks are its sexiest features. People like features and they like visualizing them. In this article, we will break down the most important reports that EDGEPro can generate.

Eyecare January 6th, 2020
Treatment for Advanced Dry Eye Syndrome

Anxiety and stress are both major contributors to dry eye. Learn about the psychology behind these patients, as well as holistic treatments for dry eye.

Eyecare January 2nd, 2020
Optometry Abroad

Now's the time to get involved! In countries such as Vietnam, optometrists aren't practicing preventative care, and that means that many people are reaching late stages of eye disease before getting help.

Eyecare December 20th, 2019
Top 3 Lenses For Computer Eye Strain

What lenses should you be recommending to patients who suffer from computer eye strain?

Eyecare November 26th, 2019
Illustrated Optometry Study Guides—Free Download

These gorgeous hand-drawn guides will add flair to your study session or optometry office!

Eyecare November 22nd, 2019
What's the Best Optometry Setting for You?

Not sure which setting will work best for you as an optometrist? Been practicing for years, but need a reset to the basics? Take our quiz and find out which optometry setting is the best for you!

Eyecare November 20th, 2019
3 Qualities of the Best Optometry EHRs

The best optometry EHRs are built upon a backbone consisting of three core things: a focus on eyecare, commitment to technology, and customer support.

Eyecare November 13th, 2019
Patient Noncompliance: Why It Happens and What You Can Do As an Optometrist

It's beyond frustrating when, no matter how great your treatments are, your patients just won't stick to them. A medication is only as good as its use, after all. What are some of the underlying factors behind noncompliance and what can YOU do to prevent it?

Eyecare October 21st, 2019
Essilor Laboratories of America Moving Bell Optical to Industrial Lab

Press Release: Essilor Laboratories of America to Move Bell Optical to State-of-the-Art Industrial Lab in December. Read the full story.

Eyecare October 14th, 2019
Navigating the Costs of Contact Lenses

Here are some tips for navigating the costs of contact lenses including how to educate patients on the differences between dailies and reusable lenses.

Eyecare October 9th, 2019
Contact Lens Fitting Strategies For New Contact Lens Wearers

Dr. Kate Gettinger discusses contact lens fitting strategies for new contact lens wearers including how to best select a lens for each individual patient.

Eyecare October 7th, 2019
Contact Lens Solution Options and Considerations

Dr. Andrew Fischer discusses the importance of contact lens solutions and important things to consider when it comes to optimal experiences with contacts.

Eyecare October 3rd, 2019
Everything You Need To Know About Transitions® Signature® GEN 8™ Lenses

Dr. Jennifer Chinn talks Transitions Signature GEN 8 Lenses including everything you need to know about the latest in photochromic technology.

Eyecare October 3rd, 2019
Optometry School Is Changing

Emilie Seitz gives us an inside look at what optometry school is like now, including how it has changed and evolved over the years.

Eyecare September 30th, 2019
Who Should Wear Daily Contact Lenses and Why

Dr. Gettinger discusses who should wear daily contact lenses and why in this video interview along with troubleshooting some common issues.

Eyecare September 25th, 2019
Graduating From Optometry School and Starting Your Optometry Career

Devon Kennedy discusses graduating from optometry school and those critical things needed in order to kickstart your career.

Eyecare September 23rd, 2019
What It's Like Working at LasikPlus as an Optometrist

Considering working in a refractive surgery center? This article will give readers an inside look at what it is like practicing for LasikPlus along with the career growth opportunities facilitated by this environment.

Eyecare September 23rd, 2019
What ODs Should Know About Intraocular Lenses and Cataract Surgery Referrals

Dr. Emily Evans discusses intraocular lenses and cataract surgery referrals and what optometrists need to know in order to be successful.

Eyecare September 17th, 2019
What To Know About The ZEISS CIRRUS 6000

The CIRRUS 6000 is the newest in optical coherence tomography from ZEISS. It is built upon speed which means it can produce some amazingly detailed images.

Eyecare September 12th, 2019
Reasons To Recommend the Best Progressive Lenses to Patients

Prescribing the best progressive lenses should always be a top priority for eye care professionals. Here are some reasons why!

Eyecare September 11th, 2019
Live Talks and Panels at Vision Expo West 2019

NewGradOptometry and CovalentCareers will be hosting live planels and talks at Vision Expo West 2019. Here is what you need to know!

Eyecare September 11th, 2019
Two-Week Contact Lenses and When To Use Them

Dr. Kate Gettinger discusses two-week contact lenses and when she typically will call upon this modality of wear.

Eyecare September 9th, 2019
Wage Gap In Healthcare and Optometry

Dr. Rachel Simpson, co-host of the podcast Lunch Date with Rachel and Kate, discusses the gender wage gap in optometry in this video interview.

Eyecare August 28th, 2019
Non-Patient Care Jobs In Optometry

Dr. Matt Geller discusses the different types of non-patient care jobs in optometry, including what opportunities exist and how to find them.

Eyecare August 16th, 2019
Reusable Contact Lens Options and Troubleshooting Dryness

Dr. Andrew Fischer discusses types of reusable contact lens options if daily disposables are not an option and some things to consider.

Eyecare August 14th, 2019
Guide to Vision Expo West 2019

Vision Expo West 2019 is fast approaching. Here's what you need to know about what is on tap for the event and how to make the most of your trip!

Eyecare August 13th, 2019
The Optometric Industry - The Role of the Optometrist

Optometrists play a large role in the optometric industry, both at the level of patient care, but also at the level of indsutry companies who influence it.

Eyecare August 12th, 2019
Clinical Pearls From National Vision’s 2019 Continuing Education Symposium

This year's National Vision Optometry Continuing Education Symposium was the biggest yet. Learn about the event and some key takeaways from it.

Eyecare July 29th, 2019
Managing An Optical Made Easy With RevolutionEHR

RevolutionEHR features many tools and resources that makes managing an optical easy from tracking inventory, to data analysis and instant order processing.

Eyecare July 24th, 2019
Applications Open for OneSight Student Clinics 2020

Optometry students interested in participating in the 2020 OneSight vision clinic can apply online for consideration. Applications will be accepted through December 10. 2019.

Eyecare July 15th, 2019
Ophthalmic Digital Summit 2019

ZEISS is hosting the 2019 opthalmic digital summit. Here's what to expect at this year's show including the educational courses.

Eyecare July 11th, 2019
Essilor Launches Next GEN Offer - Press Release

Essilor launched the Next GEN Offer, a consumer promotion designed to enable ECPs to recommend the new Transitions® Signature® GEN 8TM lenses.

Eyecare July 9th, 2019
ABB OPTICAL and RevolutionEHR Announce Collaboration for Product Ordering

ABB OPTICAL and RevolutionEHR Announce Collaboration for Efficient Product Ordering and Delivery. Read the official press release.

Eyecare June 24th, 2019
The AOSA Optometry Student Bowl Celebrates Its 28th Annual Competition

Nora Kuby from Illinois College of Optometry was crowned the annual AOSA Student Bowl winner. Read what other schools walked away with prizes and awards.

Eyecare June 24th, 2019
Rev360 appoints John Fowle as Chief Financial Officer - Press Release

John Fowle has been named Chief Financial Officer for Rev360, the company that delivers RevolutionEHR. Read the press release here.

Eyecare June 13th, 2019
Ultimate Guide to Optometry Licensure by Reciprocity

This is a complete guide on how to get your license via reciprocity in order to practice optometry in every state. Every state has different requirements.

Eyecare June 4th, 2019
A Complete Guide to Eyeglass World Subleases

Subleases are a great career pathway for optometrists. In this article, discover everything you need to know about Eyeglass World Subleases.

Eyecare May 22nd, 2019
Dr. Arian Fartash Talks How To Start a Frame Line

Dr. Arian Fartash talks developing sunglasses for kids, and how she went about starting her own frame line in this YouTube Live!

Eyecare May 15th, 2019
The Ultimate Guide to Continuing Education For Optometrists

Here is a complete guide to continuing education for optometrists: the requirements for each state, where to get it and how much it costs!

Eyecare May 7th, 2019
My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2019

Here are the best contact lenses (in my professional opinion) broken down by category that I prescribe most often to my patients.

Eyecare May 1st, 2019
Catching Up With The #DifferenceMakers Eyecare Mission Trip

Dr. Will Tantum shares his experience as a #DifferenceMaker as he returns from the medical eyecare mission trip to Southeast Asia.

Eyecare May 1st, 2019
Here's What It Is Like to Be an Optician at BJ's Optical

In this article, we highlight what it's like to be an optician at BJ's Optical—from onboarding and training to employee perks and insight into an average workday.

Eyecare April 30th, 2019
A Complete Guide On How To Get Your Optometry License In All 50 States

The following is a complete guide on how to get your optometry license to practice optometry in every state. Every state has different licensing procedures.

Eyecare April 30th, 2019
How to Become an Eyemed Provider

Here is a brief checklist highlighting how optometrists can join Eyemed as a provider to begin seeing patients.

Eyecare April 26th, 2019
How To Become a Contact Lens Specialist

There are many specialties in optometry. Finding one that aligns with your passion is something that can create a rewarding career.

Eyecare April 25th, 2019
OCTaVIA: Your Pocket OCT Visual Reference

OCTaVIA is gives ODs lightning fast insight into OCT results with quick reference materials for a wide array of ocular disease.

Eyecare April 24th, 2019
How RevolutionEHR Helps Eye Care Practices Stay Competitive In Their Optical

In an effort to help eye care practices stay competitive in their optical, Rev360 developed twelve84, an eyewear service for RevolutionEHR users.

Eyecare April 23rd, 2019
Optometrists and Surgical Care and Co-Management

Dr. T'Sani Watson discusses surgical care and co-management in this video interview and how ODs can facilitate the best experiences for patients.

Eyecare April 18th, 2019
Ocular Surface Disease and Other Causes of Blurry Vision

Dr. Suzanne LaKamp discusses causes of poor vision in the absence of obvious ocular disease in otherwise healthy patients.

Eyecare April 15th, 2019
Optometry and Medical Mission Trips

Optometrists have a great role to play in medical mission trips. Dr. Hannah Cho discusses how ODs can identify opportunities to get invovled.

Eyecare April 10th, 2019
Patient Communication Tips for Optometrists

In this video interview, Dr. Mario di Cosmo shares patient communication tips for optometrists. This is a critical skill that needs practiced.

Eyecare April 4th, 2019
Orthokeratology Contact Lenses for Myopia Control

It is known that we can leverage orthokeratology contact lenses for myopia control. Learn more about this method of treatment in this video.

Eyecare April 3rd, 2019
New Optometry Law To Impact California ODs

A new optometry law sponsored by the State Board of Optometry recently went into effect that impacts California optometrists, private practice owners.

Eyecare April 3rd, 2019
Working In Corporate Optometry Right After Graduation

In this article, Dr. Nicole Simon shares her experience working in corporate optometry right after graduating from optometry school.

Eyecare April 2nd, 2019
Getting Comfortable With Multifocal Contact Lenses

Multifocal contact lenses have undergone much advancement over the years; however, still present a challenge when it comes to fitting them in patients.

Eyecare March 29th, 2019
Artificial Intelligence in Eye Care

As artificial intelligence in eye care begins to become more prominent, it is up to eye care professionals to implement it into practice.

Eyecare March 27th, 2019
The Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Eye doctors are well aware of the benefits of daily disposable contact lenses, but are patients? Here's what you should be communicating to patients.

Eyecare March 22nd, 2019
Essilor of America Announces AVA (Advanced Vision Accuracy)

ESSILOR OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES AVA (ADVANCED VISION ACCURACY) - Read the official press release and what that means for practices and patients.

Eyecare March 20th, 2019
Rev360 appoints Shannon Thackray as Vice President of Human Resources

Shannon Collins Thackray has been named Vice President of Human Resources for Rev360. Read the official press release here.

Eyecare March 20th, 2019
Check Out This New Upgrade For CIRRUS HD-OCT

A new upgrade for the CIRRUS HD-OCT just gave the workhorse of many practices even more utility in the treatment and management of ocular disease.

Eyecare March 7th, 2019
Downloadable Optometry Clinical Cheat Sheets!

We’ve created a series of optometry clinical cheat sheets for easy reference to conversion tables, medication guides, and more.

Eyecare March 4th, 2019
Scott Filion, Former President & COO of Rev360, Assumes the Top Leadership Role

Scott Filion has been promoted to CEO of Rev360, the company that delivers RevolutionEHR to eye care professionals (ECPs) across the country.

Eyecare February 25th, 2019
YouTube Live: Glancing Back at 2018 FDA Approvals In Eyecare

On Sunday, March 3, at 5PM PST, we'll be hosting a YouTube Live with Jackie Garlich of 20/20 Glance recapping all the FDA approvals in eyecare in 2018!

Eyecare February 19th, 2019
New CEO of Rev360 Wants the Real Kind of Face Time

The new CEO of Rev360 is doing a lot to change the way the company interacts with customers and ECPs and how they respond to feedback.

Eyecare February 19th, 2019
Essilor Recognizes DifferenceMakers With Mission Trip To Southeast Asia

Essilor recognizes #DIFFERENCEMAKERS with a mission trip to southeast Asia. Read the official press release and learn about the honorees selected to attend!

Eyecare February 13th, 2019
Why You Should Choose RevolutionEHR for Your Optometry Practice

There are many electronic health records to choose from. Here are the major highlights of RevolutionEHR and why it works so well in our optometry practice.

Eyecare February 13th, 2019
Corey Crawford is now VP of Operations for RevolutionEHR

Corey Crawford is now VP of Operations for RevolutionEHR. Read the official press release and details in this article on NewGradOptometry.com.

Eyecare February 12th, 2019
Guide To Vision Expo East 2019

Vision Expo East 2019 is right around the corner. Here's a summary of what to expect and why you should attend one of the biggest conferences of the year!

Eyecare February 7th, 2019
Guide to NBEO Optometry Boards Part I - YouTube Live

In this YouTube Live, we discuss the NBEO Optometry Boards Part I and reveal study tips, resources, and how to best prepare!

Eyecare January 10th, 2019
Essilor of America Partners With Top Vision Experts To Combat Rise of Myopia

Essilor of America partners with top vision experts to combat rise of myopia. Learn more by reading the official press release.

Eyecare January 8th, 2019
Essilor of America Announces Instant $100 Promotion - Press Release

Essilor of America announces instant $100 promotion - a new intitiative to help optometry practices capture second pair sales.

Eyecare January 8th, 2019
Growing Your Optometry Practice with Essilor Experts™

Essilor Experts is a great way new and established optometry practices can grow their businesses and patient base. Here's what you need to know.

Eyecare December 27th, 2018
Preventable Blindness and Global Optometry

Preventable blindness is a global issue, caused by a massive lack of resources and access to care. Here's how optometrists can help.

Eyecare December 27th, 2018
What's Being a Luxottica Independent Optometrist Practice Owner Like?

In this article, 4 ODs share their experience as Luxottica independent optometrist practice owners working in various corporate brands.

Eyecare December 21st, 2018
Optometrist Laser Training

In this video interview, Dr. Katie Rachon discusses optometrist laser training and where these opportunities exist and how ODs can become best trained.

Eyecare December 20th, 2018
3D Eye - Try and Fuse These Retinal Images

In this article, we test your vergence by asking you to try and fuse some retinal images. This is similar to the magic eye tests patients might tlak about.

Eyecare December 19th, 2018
Concussions and Eye Problems

There has been ample research on concussion and eye problems, and it is up to optometrists and ECPs to tackle this increasingly prevalent condition.

Eyecare December 18th, 2018
Optometry Employee or Independent Contractor

It can be difficult to understand if you are dealing with an optometry employee or independent contractor, but understanding the difference is vital.

Eyecare December 17th, 2018
Luxottica Announces Students for May 2019 OneSight Clinics

Luxottica has announced students for May 2019 OneSight Clinics. Read the official press release for more details regarding the event.

Eyecare December 17th, 2018
Optometrists and Lasers

In this video interview, Dr. Katie Rachon discusses optometrists and lasers. Learn what laser procedures optometrists can perform and for what conditions.

Eyecare December 14th, 2018
The Importance of Advocacy In Optometry

Advocacy in optometry is critical. In this video, Dr. Erick Henderson discusses why advocacy is so important and how ODs can take an active role.

Eyecare November 12th, 2018
Amazing Cases Managed by Optometrists in National Vision Locations

Optometrists get to do incredible things. Here are 4 cases managed by Optometrists in National Vision Locations that potentially saved lives.

Eyecare November 2nd, 2018
Top 3 Diagnostic Cues for Digital Eye Strain

Dr. Jennifer Lyerly shares her top three cues for digital eye strain, and how we can do a better job at diagnosing this in our patients.

Eyecare November 1st, 2018
Ways Optometry Students Can Attend Optometry Conferences - Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub

In this video interview, we sat down with Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub who shares why students and ODs should attend optometry conferences.

Eyecare October 31st, 2018
Things I Wish I Knew In Optometry School Before I Graduated

In this video, several panelists reflect and share what they wish they knew in optometry school before graduating. Hear what they have to share!

Eyecare October 29th, 2018
Top Doctor Driven Dispensing Tips for Optometrists - Dr. Jennifer Lyerly

In this video interview, we sat down with Dr. Jennifer Lyerly who shares her top doctor driven dispensing tips for optometrists.

Eyecare October 25th, 2018
Rev360 Welcomes Healthcare Technology Leader Scott Filion as President and COO

Official Press Release: Rev360 Welcomes Healthcare Technology Leader Scott Filion as President and COO.

Eyecare October 25th, 2018
Best Optometry Practice Modality For You

In this film, we talk the best optometry practice modalities. 5 ODs practicing in different settings share their experience.

Eyecare October 24th, 2018
Best Ways Optometry Students Can Network With Emilie Seitz

In this video interview, we talk to Emilie Seitz, who shares her experience and tips on the best ways optometry students can network.

Eyecare October 22nd, 2018
Opening An Optometry Practice Cold With Dr. Kristin O'Brien

In this video interview, we speak to Dr. Kristin O'Brien on opening an optometry practice cold including some major considerations one musth have.

Eyecare October 19th, 2018
New Graduate Optometrist Career Advice

Dr. Scott Jens, founder and CEO of Rev360 talks new graduate optometrist career advice with us at Vision Expo East. Learn what tips he has for new grads!

Eyecare October 17th, 2018
Optometry and Entrepreneurship With Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub

In this video interview, we sit down with Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub and talk all about optometry and entrepreneurship and what that means.

Eyecare October 15th, 2018
Choosing the Best Optometry Externships - With Tyler Leuenberger

In this video interview, we sit down with Tyler Leuenberger to discuss how to choose the best optometry externships that will fuel your learning!

Eyecare October 12th, 2018
Using LipiFlow To Treat Dry Eye and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

In this video interview, Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee talks using LipiFlow to treat dry eye and meibomian gland dysfunction. Learn more in this video.

Eyecare October 10th, 2018
Solutions for Eyestrain for Your Emmetropic Patients - Dr. Jenn Lyerly

In this video interview, Dr. Jennifer Lyerly talks solutions for eyestrain, particularly for those patients who are emmetropic.

Eyecare October 9th, 2018
Essilor Recognizes Eyecare #DifferenceMakers With New Campaign

This World Sight Day, Essilor will recognize those eyecare professionals who embody the company’s mission with its DifferenceMakers campaign.

Eyecare October 8th, 2018
Working in an Optometry Ophthalmology Practice With Dr. Ben Collins

Dr. Ben Collins shares his experience and discusses what it is like and what you can expect working in an optometry ophthalmology practice.

Eyecare October 4th, 2018
How Rev360 is Helping Optometrists Serve Their Patients

Founder and CEO of Rev360, Dr. Scott Jens talks how Rev360 is helping optometrists serve their patients better. Learn more in this video.

Eyecare October 3rd, 2018
Top Book Recommendations for Optometrists with Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub

In this video interview, Dr. Matt Geller and Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub discuss top book recommendations for optometrists. Here's what you can use to learn.

Eyecare October 1st, 2018
What You Need to Know About Dry Eye Disease with Dr. Josh Johnston

In this video interview, we speak with Dr. Josh Johnston on what you need to know about dry eye disease, and how you can help these patients.

Eyecare September 27th, 2018
Optometry Practice Management Lessons

Founder and CEO of Rev360, Scott Jens, OD - talks the importance of having a support system and general optometry practice management lessons.

Eyecare September 24th, 2018
Fee For Service in Optometry - Interview with Dr. Bryan Rogoff

The shift from fee for service in optometry to value or outcome based models of reimbursement is on the horizon. What does that mean for optometrists?

Eyecare September 21st, 2018
How Rev360 Is Supporting Independent Optometry

Scott Jens, founder and CEO of Rev360 talks the importance of independent optometry and how Rev360 is working towards preserving this important modality.

Eyecare September 20th, 2018
Optometry Students and Networking - Cindy Shan Talks Exiting Comfort Zones

When it comes to optometry students and networking, success oftentimes requires exiting your comfort zone. Here's how to go about it!

Eyecare September 17th, 2018
Using Optometry Data to Make Practice Decisions

Dr. Scott Jens, founder and CEO or Rev360 talks how optometrists can use data to make important practice management decisions.

Eyecare September 17th, 2018
ZEISS is About to Release an Awesome New FREE Humphrey Field Analyzer Upgrade

ZEISS is going to be releasing an important update for their Humphrey Field Analyzer 3 (HFA3). Here is what you need to know about this free upgrade.

Eyecare September 13th, 2018
How Optometrists Can Use Instagram Marketing

We sat down with Emilie Seitz at Vision Expo East to discuss how optometrists can use Instagram marketing to build practices and presence.

Eyecare September 12th, 2018
How Optometrists Can Market To Millennials

In this video interview, Dr. Jennifer Lyerly talks on how optometrists can market to millennials and connect and relate to them in their practices.

Eyecare September 11th, 2018
Luxottica Announces eyeFWD Class of 2018

The eyefwd class of 2018 has been selected. Thirty students from 17 schools will participate in the immersive 5-day OD business development program.

Eyecare September 3rd, 2018
Optometrist Beginner’s Guide to Managing Uveitis

We sat down with Dr. Daniel Epshtein at Vision Expo to share his protocol and thoughts when it comes to managing uveitis in patients.

Eyecare August 30th, 2018
How To Develop A Sports Vision Practice

We sat down with guru Dr. Keith Smithson at Vision Expo East. He shares the ins and outs of developing a sports vision practice.

Eyecare August 29th, 2018
Essilor Announces Specialty Lenses and a New Specialty Lens Lab In the US

Official Press Release - Essilor announces specialty lenses and a new specialty lens lab in the US. Read the details here.

Eyecare August 27th, 2018
New Transitions® Lenses Bring Style to the Next Level

With the New Transitions Lenses, there are more options than ever before to meet the eyecare and fashion needs of our patients.

Eyecare August 23rd, 2018
Toric Contact Lens Prescribing Considerations and Differences in Lens Design

There can be a massive difference in success when it comes to prescribing a toric contact lens. Lenses have different designs and characteristics.

Eyecare August 22nd, 2018
Combating Disruptive Forces in Optometry

We sat down with Dr. Aaron Lech at Vision Expo East to discuss some of the disruptive forces in optometry and how practices can compete.

Eyecare August 20th, 2018
Contact Lenses and Solutions for Digital Eye Strain

Dr. Jennifer Lyerly talks multifocal contact lenses and other solutions for digital eye strain in this video interview at the AOA conference.

Eyecare August 16th, 2018
Vision Expo West 2018 Live Panels and Films

NewGradOptometry and CovalentCareers is hosting a multitude of live talks and panels at Vision Expo West 2018. It is going to be our biggest show ever!

Eyecare August 16th, 2018
My Future Outlook For Optometry

We sit down with Dr. Bryan Rogoff at Vision Expo to discuss what the future outlook for optometry looks like and how we can stay up to date.

Eyecare August 9th, 2018
How To Build A Dry Eye Practice That Generates New Revenue

In this panel discussion, we talk how to build a dry eye practice that can generate new revenue for your eyecare practice.

Eyecare August 6th, 2018
Prescribing Eyewear for Millennials

We sat down with Dr. Jennifer Lyerly at AOA Optometry's Meeting and talked about how we can be effectively prescribing eyewear for millennials.

Eyecare August 2nd, 2018
Should Optometrists Get an MBA?

There are many degrees that pair well with an OD. At VEE, we interviewed Dr. Cory Hakanen on why he chose to study for an MBA.

Eyecare July 30th, 2018
Dr. Donald Korb Talks Advancement of Contact Lenses

Dr. Donald Korb talks the advancement of contact lenses in this video interview hosted at SECO. He shares his discoveries in the contact lens industry.

Eyecare July 26th, 2018
How To Bring Specialty Contact Lenses to Your Optometry Practice

Adding specialty contacts to your practice can be easy! In this interview, we cover fitting, fees, and marketing your new services.

Eyecare July 26th, 2018
Harmful Blue Light - Fact, Fiction, Solutions YouTube Live

We hosted a YouTube Live with Pete Hanlin of Essilor and talked about harmful blue light including facts, fiction, and solutions surrounding this topic.

Eyecare July 23rd, 2018
Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee Talks Digital Eyestrain and Blue Light

Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee talks digital eyestrain and blue light in this video interview from SECO. Hear what she has to say regarding these topics.

Eyecare July 19th, 2018
How To Get Started with Specialty Contact Lenses

Adding sclerals to your practice can be an easy way to get started offering specialty contact lenses, and can dramatically benefit your patients.

Eyecare July 16th, 2018
Register for Vision Expo West and Win Some AirPods

It's that time again! VEW 2018 is right around the corner. We're raffling off AirPods if you register for Vision Expo West.

Eyecare July 10th, 2018
Rev360 Launches Cloud-Based Image Management Solution - Press Release

Rev360 launches RevImaging, a cloud-based image management solution for optometry practices that utilize its business solutions.

Eyecare July 9th, 2018
YouTube Live - Average Workday of this NVI Affiliated OD

We're hosting a YouTube Live with Dr. Robert Africano on his experience as a National Vision affiliated Optometrist and what his average workday is like.

Eyecare July 5th, 2018
How To Get Credentialed In Optometry - YouTube Live

In this YouTube Live, we answer how to get credentialed in optometry with credentialing expert Dr. Eric Botts. We take you from start to finish!

Eyecare July 2nd, 2018
Optometric Digital Summit 2018 Virtual Tradeshow

ZEISS is hosting Optometric Digital Summit virtual trade show this year! There's tons of great events on the agenda, and registration is 100% FREE!

Eyecare June 28th, 2018
How To Develop a Medical Optometry Practice

In this panel discussion hosted at Vision Expo East, we talk how to develop a medical optometry practice and what some of the beginning steps are.

Eyecare June 27th, 2018
Essential Blue SeriesTM lenses - What's New In Blue Light Blocking Lenses

Blue light blocking lenses have become increasingly popular among patients and consumers. Here is why and what you can offer them.

Eyecare June 25th, 2018
Applications Open for OneSight Student Clinics at Annual Optometry Meeting

Applications are now open for the 2019 Student OneSight clinic to a yet-to-be-determined global location next May. Apply now for consideration!

Eyecare June 22nd, 2018
Essilor of America Brings Back Wildly Successful Promotion - Press Release

The Essilor Ultimate Offer proves to be game-changing program for eyecare practices while providing patients with their best possible vision.

Eyecare June 14th, 2018
5 Pieces of Optometric Equipment My Practice Can't Live Without

There are certain pieces of optometric equipment that practices could not operate without. Here I detail the most important equipment in my practice!

Eyecare June 6th, 2018
Optometry Practice Management with Rev360

Rev360 powers RevolutionEHR and strives to offer optometry practice management solutions to all its customers. Here's what they offer!

Eyecare June 1st, 2018
Building an Optometrist Resume

Building an optometrist resume requires a certain craft and thought process. In this live talk, we reveal some tips and strategies to do so successfully.

Eyecare May 24th, 2018
Thought Leaders In Medical Optometry

Medical optometry is a term we hear more and more of. Why? We hosted a one hour live panel discussion with some experts at Vision Expo who weigh in.

Eyecare May 21st, 2018
Sell Your Way to A More Successful Optometry Practice

In this panel discussion, we talk marketing and strategies optometrists can use to empower their opticals to create a more successful optometry practice.

Eyecare May 17th, 2018
Building an Optometry Co-management Network

Optometry co-management is becoming increasingly popular as optometrists have the capabilities and knowledge to manage a large variety of cases.

Eyecare May 11th, 2018
Top Marketing Strategies for Optometrists

Trudi Charezn, CoFounder of Marketing4ECPs, talks top marketing strategies for optometrists and how they can utilize digital marketing in their practices.

Eyecare May 10th, 2018
Meeting The Challenges Of Managing Optometry Staff As A New Grad

Managing optometry staff can be challenging, especially as a new graduate OD. Here are some tips to help you along your way.

Eyecare May 9th, 2018
Optometry Billing, Coding, and Credentialing

Optometry billing, coding, and credentialing are all things that are essential in understanding in order to start your optometry career.

Eyecare May 7th, 2018
How To Effectively Grow An Optometry Practice

In this film, Linda Chous, OD talks strategies on how to effectively grow an optometry practice. There are many things you can do to stand out!

Eyecare May 4th, 2018
Common Optometry Practice Challenges

There are many common optometry practice challenges that exist for practice owners. In this film, Bryan Rogoff, OD sheds some light on them.

Eyecare May 3rd, 2018
Trust and Integrity Within Your Optometry Practice

Whether you are talking about the relationship between doctors, doctors and patients, or doctors and staff, a lack of trust can destroy your practice.

Eyecare May 2nd, 2018
Essilor of America Announces Launch of Essential Blue Series™ lenses - Press Release

Essilor of America announces the launch of Essential Blue Series lenses. Learn about what new blue light protection options you'll have for your patients!

Eyecare May 2nd, 2018
Contact Lens Options and Consumer Eye Health from Johnson & Johnson Vision

The Acuvue Brand portfolio houses numerous contact lens options and consumer eye products. Here is a guide to understanding them.

Eyecare May 2nd, 2018
Optometry Career Advice for Students

Dr. Roya Attar sheds light on optometry careers and gives optometry students great optometry career advice in this film from SECO 2018.

Eyecare April 27th, 2018
Handling Children and Contact Lenses

It is challenging managing children and contact lenses. There are many things to consider. Linda Chous, OD shares her top tips.

Eyecare April 26th, 2018
Why It Is Important To Get Involved In Optometry Beyond Just Practicing

It is critical to get involved in optometry beyond just practicing and seeing patients. Advocacy efforts, leadership and networking is critical. Here's why.

Eyecare April 25th, 2018
Operating the Million Dollar Optometry Practice

There are many things to consider when operating a million dollar optometry practice. In this video interview, Bryan Rogoff, OD shares his top tips.

Eyecare April 23rd, 2018
Top Tips and Challenges from a Fourth Year Optometry Student

Fourth year optometry student, Jessica Chan, shares her top tips and challenges of making your way through optometry school in this video interview.

Eyecare March 22nd, 2018
The Lens Butler – Embracing the Future of Contact Lens Sales

The Lens Butler is a service available to eyecare practices that aims to deliver a new patient experience and facilitate growth in your practice.

Eyecare March 8th, 2018
4 Mistakes To Avoid When Cramming For The NBEO Part I Exam

The NBEO Part I Exam is one of the most challenging exams you will take in optometry school. Here are a few tips in the final weeks of preparations.

Eyecare March 6th, 2018
Vision Expo East 2018 Live Panels and Films by NewGradOptometry & CovalentCareers

Vision Expo East 2018 promises to be a fantastic event. NGO and Covalent Careers will be there hosting some fantastic live panels and films.

Eyecare March 6th, 2018
Opening My Independent Optometry Practice at Target Optical

In this video interview, Dr. Anna Lam shares her experience opening an independent practice in a Target Optical. Learn if this is a good choice for you!

Eyecare February 26th, 2018
Rev360 Welcomes Bill Kastein as Senior VP of Services and Products - Press Release

Rev360 is pleased to welcome Bill Kastein as Senior VP of Services and Products. Read the official press release here.

Eyecare February 22nd, 2018
Rev360 Acquires EyeDock – Press Release

Rev360 acquires EyeDock. Here is how it can transform RevolutionEHR user experience. Read the official press release and details here.

Eyecare February 19th, 2018
Rev360 Launches "Pulse," Practice Performance Dashboard within RevolutionEHR : Press Release

Rev360 launches "Pulse," a Practice Performance Dashboard within RevolutionEHR. Read the official press release and all the details here.

Eyecare January 24th, 2018
My Favorite RevolutionEHR Features

There are some top RevolutionEHR features that make it a powerful system not only for patient data collection, but as a tool to manage your practice.

Eyecare December 6th, 2017
Navigating the Role of Vision Plans in Your Optometry Practice

One decision you will have to face as a practice owner is what vision insurance plans to accept. Here are some things to consider.

Eyecare December 4th, 2017
My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2018

Here are the best contact lenses that I utilized in my practice in 2017. Learn about what's new and what is meeting the needs of my patients.

Eyecare November 15th, 2017
How Changing Technology Impacts How We Deliver Eyecare

With the introduction of new disruptive technologies technology is playing a massive role in the way we deliver eyecare more than ever before.

Eyecare November 6th, 2017
Crush Your Competition In Optometry

In the face of countless competitors, we need to be doing things differently in order to power our practices and combat competition in optometry.

Eyecare November 3rd, 2017
OneSight Applications Open for Student Clinics

Student applications for the 2018 OneSight clinics will be starting at midnight 11/03/17. Read about OneSight in this press release.

Eyecare November 1st, 2017
Social Media Tips for Optometrists

With the advent of modern technology, practices should be utilizing social media resources to grow. Here are some social media tips for optometrists.

Eyecare October 23rd, 2017
3 Catastrophic Optometry Career Errors

Making mistakes is part of finding your feet as a new optometrist. Here are three career errors that you can attempt to avoid!

Eyecare October 19th, 2017
Luxottica Announces Scholarship Winners – Press Release

Luxottica today announced winners of the 2017 Luxottica Eye Care Optometry Scholarships. Read more about it in these press releases.

Eyecare October 18th, 2017
Power of Managed Vision Care Plans

Navigating vision care plans can be tantalizing. As vertical integration becomes increasingly common, how will you stand to compete?

Eyecare October 16th, 2017
How to Avoid Optometry Burnout

Are you succumbing to optometry burnout? Burnout is real, and can be deadly. Here is what you need to know to avoid falling victim to burnout.

Eyecare October 4th, 2017
Get Involved In Optometry

Optometry is a legislative profession. This means that that we must get involved in optometry advocacy efforts and support ourselves and eachother.

Eyecare October 2nd, 2017
Opening an Optometry Practice Cold – The Complete Guide

Opening an optometry practice cold can be extremely gratifying. It is something that takes hard work and many considerations. Here's what you need to know.

Eyecare September 27th, 2017
3 Patient Education Pearls in Optometry

The following article shares some important patient education pearls to take your communication skills to the next level.

Eyecare September 13th, 2017
Press Release: Essilor of America Unveils Three Innovative Lens Technologies

The Ultimate Lens Package represents three innovative lens technologies in a single ophthalmic lens. Read the official press release here.

Eyecare September 13th, 2017
How to Improve Optometry Practice Marketing by 10X

In this panel discussion, some extremely talented individuals talk about how to improve optometry practice marketing by 10 fold!

Eyecare September 12th, 2017
Open an Optometry Practice Cold | iCare Advisors, LLC

It's not easy opening an optometry practice cold. Experts at iCare Advisors LLC share valuable information with aspiring practice owners in this interview.

Eyecare September 11th, 2017
Ultimate Lens Package - Everything You Need to Know

Essilor designed the Ultimate Lens Package to meet several patient needs in one single ophthalmic lens solution. Here is what you need to know.

Eyecare September 7th, 2017
Essilor of America and X-Cel Optical Launch Tribrid Lenses

Tribrid lenses are the result of lens innovation that represents the next step in thin, durable lenses. Read all about them here.

Eyecare September 4th, 2017
Experienced OD Gives Advice to New Grads on Technology

This experienced optometrist gives valuable advice to new graduate ODs on technology and how to implement it within practice.

Eyecare August 23rd, 2017
The Future of Optometry - How to be Proactive in a Changing Profession

Discover what these individuals in different stages of their careers have to say about the future of optometry and how things might look down the road.

Eyecare August 1st, 2017
Luxottica North America Partners with AOSA To Create New Learning Experience for Optometry Students

Luxottica North America partnered with AOSA to create a program for optometry students to learn private practice building.

Eyecare July 31st, 2017
Optranslate – Optometry Translation App : Press Release

OpTranslate is a mobile app that helps optometrists conduct eye exams on non-English speaking patients.  Currently available in select languages.

Eyecare July 26th, 2017
Antitrust process update for the proposed combination between Essilor and Luxottica

The following press release sheds light on the Essilor and Luxottica merger along with the inner-workings with antitrust authorities.

Eyecare June 27th, 2017
Luxottica Announces New Optometry Scholarship Program

Luxottica Retail North America reveals the new Luxottica Eye Care Optometry Scholarship program in support of eligible students of Optometry in the U.S.

Eyecare June 25th, 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Essilor Optometry Student Bowl Celebrates 26th Annual Competition

ESSILOR OPTOMETRY STUDENT BOWL CELEBRATES 26th ANNUAL COMPETITION. This year, it was Illinois College of Optometry emerging victorious.

Eyecare June 21st, 2017
Macular Pigment Density – What You Should Know

We know macular pigment density is important in maintaining ocular health. Here is what you need to know about measuring and rebuilding it.

Eyecare June 15th, 2017
Vision and Learning Disabilities - Why Vision Therapy Fits In

Vision and learning disabilities can sometimes go hand in hand. Here's how eyecare providers can play a role in helping these patients.

Eyecare June 13th, 2017
Career Tips for New Graduate ODs - Video Interview with Dr. Scot Morris

In this series of video interviews with Scot Morris O.D., discover some important career tips for new graduate optometrists starting their first job!

Eyecare June 12th, 2017
Eyezen+ The Perfect Lenses for Millennials

Eyezen+ lenses can provide a great solution for Millennials who spend ample time in front of blue light on digital devices or screens.

Eyecare June 5th, 2017
Macular Pigments and Harmful Blue Light

There has been much discussion surrounding harmful blue light and the eyes recently. Macular pigments may play a role in this. Find out why.

Eyecare May 22nd, 2017
Nutritional Supplements and Medical Foods in Macular Health

Medical foods are playing an increasing role in healthcare. Here is what you need to know about medical foods in eyecare and how they might be beneficial.

Eyecare May 17th, 2017
Tips On How To Build A Vision Therapy Practice - Video Interview

If you want to build a vision therapy practice, you'll need a strong referral network and will need to be a good communicator. Here's what you need to know.

Eyecare May 11th, 2017
The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Macula - Video Interview

Maintaining a healthy macula is vital for vision. Here is what you need to know about macular health, risk factors, and macular pigments.

Eyecare May 1st, 2017
Important Tips in the World of Private Practice Optometry

Learn some important tips about private practice optometry in this series of video interviews with Scot Morris, O.D. filmed live at Vision Expo East.

Eyecare April 19th, 2017
Anti-Aging Eyecare - Video Interview with Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee

In this video interview series, Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee talks 3 layers of anti-aging eyecare and building the perfect team to manage these patients.

Eyecare March 22nd, 2017
Digital Eyestrain and Harmful Blue Light Exposure

Digital eyestrain is becoming more prevalent with increasing digital device use. Here is what you need to know about it and blue light exposure.

Eyecare March 20th, 2017
Identifying Ocular Emergencies in Optometry Practice

There are several ocular emergencies that we should be aware of. It is important that you treat these conditions promptly.

Eyecare March 9th, 2017
The Key To Practice Culture - Video Interview with Alan Glazier O.D.

Dr. Alan Glazier talks practice culture in this video interview. Find out who is responsible for creating it and why it is so important.

Eyecare March 6th, 2017
How Do You Practice Optometry?

How you practice optometry can differ drastically between clinician and practice modality. Here are some things to consider when deciding how to practice.

Eyecare February 16th, 2017
Dr. Ben Gaddie Talks Leadership and Scaling Your Practice

In this video interview, Ben Gaddie O.D. talks about leadership, and how to build your practice and brand without losing your practice identiy.

Eyecare February 10th, 2017
Essilor Announces Summer Internships For Optometry Students

Optometry students have an incredible opportunity to complete a summer internship at Essilor Headquarters and gain valuable industry experience.

Eyecare February 2nd, 2017
How To Find Optometry Consulting Opportunities - Video Interview

Find out in this video interview where to find optometry consulting opportunities and how to prepare yourself to be a candidate for potential positions.

Eyecare January 25th, 2017
Understanding BLINK STABILIZED® Design in Toric Contact Lens Prescribing

There are many toric contact lens options available for patients with astigmatism. Be aware of the different lens designs which can influence success.

Eyecare January 23rd, 2017
International Optometry - Video Interview

In this video interview, Laura Goldberg O.D. shares her experience as an optometry extern working in England and how that helped her in her career.

Eyecare January 13th, 2017
Opening a Private Optometry Practice – Everything You Need to Know

For those optometrists considering opening a private optometry practice, here is everything you need to know to be successful.

Eyecare January 12th, 2017
Knowing When To Bring On An Associate Optometrist – Video Interview

In this interview, Dr. Alan Glazier provides tips on knowing when to bring on an associate optometrist to your practice and what qualities to look for.

Eyecare January 9th, 2017
My 5 Favorite Features of RevolutionEHR - Top EHR Features

RevolutionEHR is used by many optometry practices including my own. Here are my 5 top ehr features of this powerful platform!

Eyecare January 5th, 2017
Top Tips For Opening An Optometry Private Practice – Video Interview with ICare Advisors, LLC

Opening a private practice is a huge decision that requires a lot of thought. Here are answers to common questions you will face!

Eyecare January 4th, 2017
The History of Contact Lens Legislation and Innovation

This infographic will highlight the long history of contact lens legislation and innovation including important milestones along the way.

Eyecare December 28th, 2016
Applications of Tea Tree Oil for Ocular Disease - Video Interview

There are incredible benefits of tea tree oil for ocular disease. In this interview, Suzanne Paulson, founder of Eye Eco, shares her passion for TTO.

Eyecare December 21st, 2016
How An Optometry Residency Can Improve Career Prospects - Video Interview

Discover why completing an optometry residency was one of the best decisions this Optometrist made and how it has proven extremely helpful in her career.

Eyecare December 15th, 2016
Combating Disruption In Optometry - Video Interview with Alan Glazier O.D.

There has been a lot of disruption in optometry, as well as other healthcare fields. Find out how Dr. Glazier combats these forces.

Eyecare December 8th, 2016
Why You Need To Be Keeping Up With Clinical Research - Video Interview

In this video interview, find out why staying up-to-date with clinical research is critical in decision making in practice.

Eyecare November 25th, 2016
Why Choosing The Right Contact Lens Starts With Identifying Patient Need - Part I

Choosing a contact lens for your patient can be difficult with so many options. Identifying patient need is a critical component in choosing the right one.

Eyecare November 25th, 2016
Why Choosing The Right Contact Lens Starts With Identifying Patient Need - Part II

Choosing a contact lens for your patient can be difficult with so many options. Identifying patient need is a critical component in choosing the right one.

Eyecare November 16th, 2016
What is the Student Optometric Leadership Network (SOLN) - Video Interview

In this video interview, discover what the Student Optometric Leadership Network (SOLN) is and how it is helping optometry students.

Eyecare November 2nd, 2016
Top Challenges Facing Optometry Students - Video Interview

Find out what the top challenges facing optometry students are today, and what current students can do to overcome these turbulent changes in optometry!

Eyecare October 27th, 2016
Why New Grad OD's Need to Stay Up-to-Date With New Lens Technology

Discover why it is important to stay up-to-date on new lens technology and how it can help your patients and your practice succeed.

Eyecare October 20th, 2016
State of the Contact Lens Industry - Video Interview with Dr. Millicent Knight

Learn about the current state of the contact lens industry and what the deregulation of contact lenses could mean for patients and your practice.

Eyecare October 19th, 2016
How RevolutionEHR Is Helping Practice Owners - Video Interview

Learn about the culture and strengths of RevolutionEHR and how their unique user support and customer feedback features can help new practice owners.

Eyecare October 6th, 2016
Top Challenges as a New Graduate OD – Video Interview with Vicky Wong O.D.

Dr. Vicky Wong reveals the top challenges as a new graduate optometrist, and how she overcomes these challenges within her professional and personal life.

Eyecare September 29th, 2016
Essilor - More Than Just Ophthalmic Lenses

Essilor is more than just an ophthalmic lens manufacturer. The company has deep roots in helping small businesses succeed and supporting communities.

Eyecare September 14th, 2016
ACUVUE® VITA™ Brand Contact Lenses - Everything You Need to Know

Here's everything you need to know about ACUVUE® VITA™ Brand Contact Lenses. Learn about the science of these lenses and who can benefit from wearing them.

Eyecare September 8th, 2016
Why Social Networking is Changing Our Workplace - Video Interview with Vicky Wong O.D.

Social networking is changing the landscape of optometry. Find out how Dr. Wong utilized social networking to find her job.

Eyecare August 18th, 2016
Why and How To Bring Low Vision To Your Practice - Video Interview with Vicky Wong O.D.

Dr. Wong discusses why it is important to be comfortable with low vision and how to care for these particular patients in your practice.

Eyecare August 11th, 2016
How I Got Involved In Online Publishing - Video Interview with Antonio Chirumbolo O.D.

Find out how an Optometrist got involved in online publishing, and how you can get involved or contribute to Newgradoptometry.com.

Eyecare August 9th, 2016
Employee or Independent Contractor - What Optometrists Need to Know About Paying Taxes

Here is how optometrists can best prepare for tax filing season. Learn how to keep up with quarterly tax payments and keep the IRS happy.

Eyecare August 8th, 2016
Warby Parker or Shinola - What Will Your Millennials Choose?

Shinola plans on entering the eyewear arena in 2017. Will this become the brand of choice for millennials, or will Warby Parker still maintain their allure?

Eyecare July 28th, 2016
How Treating Dry Eye Can Build Your Practice - Video Interview with Vicky Wong O.D.

Dr. Wong discusses how and why treating dry eye can be a great practice builder and increase patient satisfaction and referrals.

Eyecare July 21st, 2016
How Not To Be An Optometrist - Video Interview with Antonio Chirumbolo O.D.

Being an optometrist is fantastic. However, new grads must always remember that there is more to life than optometry. Here's what you need to know!

Eyecare June 27th, 2016
Here's How You Can Protect a Child's Vision By Taking a Photo

Our industry partners at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. have facilitated a way for us to take photos to contribute to a good cause. Find out how here!

Eyecare June 23rd, 2016
I Declined a Job Offer and Chose A Residency Instead - Video Interview with Rebecca Lee O.D.

In this video interview, Rebecca Lee, O.D. explains why she decided to pursue a residency rather than begin working in her family private practice.

Eyecare May 24th, 2016
Vision Expo East 2016 Recap - All of the Major Highlights

Here are all the major highlights from Vision Expo East 2016 in New York City, a must attend event for young and experienced eyecare professionals!

Eyecare March 4th, 2016
Here's Why These 3 Optometrists Choose 1-DAY ACUVUE MOIST BRAND MULTIFOCAL CONTACT LENSES

Here are some key tips and reasons optometrists are fitting the 1 Day ACUVUE MOIST BRAND MULTIFOCAL for their presbyopic patients!

Eyecare March 4th, 2016
This is the Best Way to Experience Vision Expo East in NYC

This article reveals the things to do at Vision Expo East, as well as things to see and eat in New York City!

Eyecare February 16th, 2016
Enlighten Your Patients With Transitions Lenses

Here is what you need to know about Transitions lenses and light adaptive technology in spectacles.

Eyecare February 10th, 2016
Grow Your Medical Optometry Practice With Allergan's Boot Camp

This program can help take your medical optometry practice to the next level. Find out how in this article.

Eyecare February 8th, 2016
The Ultimate Preparation Guide for Attending Vision Expo East

Here you'll find the ultimate guide to planning a successful Vision Expo East and trip to New York City!

Eyecare January 27th, 2016
My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2016

Here are my 5 favorite contact lenses for 2016. These are my go-to lenses for various patients and their needs.

Eyecare January 25th, 2016
First Annual Contact Lens Madness 2016

If you could choose one contact lens to fit any patient with, what would it be? We'll let our users decide until a winner is crowned.

Eyecare January 5th, 2016
This is a Fantastic Opportunity for Optometry Students and New Graduates

Essilor is offering an incredible opportunity for optometry students and new graduates. Find out how to take your skills to the next level.

Eyecare December 17th, 2015
Choosing the Right Progressive Lenses - The Science Behind Glasses

Progressive lenses are a common commodity in the ophthalmic world. Do you ever wonder what technology goes into developing progressive lenses?

Eyecare December 9th, 2015
Acuvue Oasys® Brand Contact Lenses for Extended Wear

This is why Acuvue Oasys® Brand contact lenses are a great option for those patients who wish to sleep in their lenses.

Eyecare December 7th, 2015
5 Reasons Why I Would Purchase Glasses From Warby Parker

Here are five reasons why I would purchase glasses from Warby Parker!

Eyecare November 4th, 2015
This Is What Optometrists Think About Demodex Mites

Demodex blepharitis has surfaced in recent years, and is a hot topic within the eyecare community. Here is what you need to know about it!

Eyecare October 21st, 2015
Why Young Optometrists Need to Open a Roth IRA Today

A Roth IRA is an extremely valuable vehicle for young healthcare professionals to begin saving for retirement early on in their careers.

Eyecare October 7th, 2015
Vision Source Reaches Fundraising Milestone of $500K - Press Release

Vision Source announced that the network has reached a fundraising milestone in its Million Dollar Campaign benefitting Optometry Giving Sight.

Eyecare October 7th, 2015
How Often Does Ophthalmic Equipment Need Maintenance?

Discover how often you should maintain your ophthalmic equipment, and what you can do to ensure its longevity.

Eyecare September 22nd, 2015
ECP University—Helping Staff Crush the Competition

ECP University is a fantastic resource for doctors and staff. This training tool is a great way to educate staff and increase and elevate their abilities.

Eyecare September 14th, 2015
Everything You Should Know About Visual Acuity Charts

We use it to assess vision. Everyone is familiar with it. This article reveals everything you need to know about visual acuity charts!

Eyecare September 9th, 2015
Practicing Optometry in the Real World – Interview with Dr. Benjamin Arthur

Dr. Benjamin Arthur shares his experience practicing optometry in the real world a few years after graduating, and highlights some pitfalls to avoid.

Eyecare August 3rd, 2015
Sunglasses - Creating Your Own Frame Line: Featuring LAVI Optic

Here is how an optometrist, creator of LAVI Optic, started his own sunglasses company. Find out what makes LAVI Optic different from other sunglasses.

Eyecare July 15th, 2015
Dry Eye Syndrome and Guide to Nighttime Therapy

Dry eye affects millions of people world wide. These products from EyeEco can help combat common ocular conditions that contribute to dry eye syndrome.

Eyecare July 8th, 2015
Gary Morgan on Blue Light - CovalentCareers Podcast

Dr. Gary Morgan talks blue light and eyecare. Hear what encouraged him to focus his efforts into understanding blue light and its implications.

Eyecare July 1st, 2015
Audio Education - A Review of the Cranial Nerves

This audio education episode provides a review of the cranial nerves. This brief overview highlights important functions of cranial nerves I through XII.

Eyecare June 29th, 2015
Nicola Perini of Luxottica – CovalentCareers Podcast

Nicola Perini of Luxottica shares with us the fundamental key to success in the ever changing landscape of eyecare, teamwork.

Eyecare June 8th, 2015
Optometry and Technology – Vivid Vision Changing the Landscape of Vision Therapy

Vivid Vision, a technology company, gives optometrists a different way to provide vision therapy to patients with binocular vision disorders.

Eyecare June 3rd, 2015
Things New Optometry Graduates Want Employers To Know

These are several things that new graduates would like potential employers and senior doctors to know when considering us for careers in optometry!

Eyecare May 7th, 2015
The Basics of Tax W2 vs W9 – Interview with CPA Gary Topple

There's a big difference in tax obligations as an independent contractor vs employee. Find out how tax requirements differ between these classifications.

Eyecare April 24th, 2015
How to Become a Davis Vision Provider

Here is a brief checklist highlighting how optometrists can join Davis Vision as a provider to begin seeing patients.

Eyecare April 22nd, 2015
Improve Your Practice's Social Media Presence With The Vision Impact Institute

Social media can drastically improve your practice's presence. The Vision Institute can enhance your social media strategy and capture a larger audience.

Eyecare March 16th, 2015
5 Reasons Why I Wouldn't Purchase Glasses From Warby Parker

These are several reasons why I would not purchase glasses from Warby Parker. Warby Parker can be a great resource for certain consumers, but not everyone.

Eyecare March 4th, 2015
HHS Pushes Medicare to Reimburse Based on Quality, Not Quantity - Press Release

HHS sets clear goals and timeline for shifting Medicare reimbursements; paying providers based on quality, rather than quantity of care they give patients.

Eyecare February 18th, 2015
9 Non-Clinical Careers for Optometrists

Many non-clinical careers for optometrists exist. Here are some of the most common non-clinical career paths and examples of job opportunities available.

Eyecare February 4th, 2015
Searching for Optometry Jobs - An Interview with Antonio Chirumbolo

Where to find optometry jobs? What to look for in a contract? What to consider before accepting a job? These questions are answered in this video interview.

Eyecare January 30th, 2015
Alarming or Amazing? Infographic of Optometrists and Population

How many optometrists are in each state? Check out this infographic to find out!

Eyecare January 14th, 2015
Investing Strategies for Optometrists - Stocks

Various investing strategies can be utilized to secure financial wealth into retirement. Buying stocks can play a major role in securing future finances.

Eyecare January 11th, 2015
An Interview with Pete Hanlin of Essilor

Pete Hanlin gives an insider's perspective behind Essilor, and how they continue to provide premium ophthalmic products and growth for our practices.

Eyecare January 9th, 2015
Understanding Acuvue Contacts and Ultraviolet Light

Understanding acuvue contacts and ultraviolet light can protect patients from the harmful effects of UV light on the eye and improve quality of life.

Eyecare November 12th, 2014
I Just Lost My First Optometry Job

Here is the story of how Antonio Chirumbolo, O.D. lost his first optometry job in Pittsburgh PA, and what he did to find another optometry job and get back on his feet.

Eyecare October 20th, 2014
A Comparative List of All Artificial Tears

Here is a giant list of all artificial tears for optometrists. It compares brand names, active ingredients, class and preservatives of artificial tears, the full list here!

Eyecare October 6th, 2014
Life as a New Optometrist - Antonio Chirumbolo, O.D.

Antonio Chirumbolo attended the SUNY College of Optometry and returned to his hometown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to practice shortly after graduating. He now works in a large private practice setting providing care to his local community. In addition to patient care, Antonio possesses a marked interest in optometric industry. While not seeing patients, Antonio enjoys running, playing soccer, studying economics, and volunteering within his local community.

Eyecare August 18th, 2014
Optometrist Guide to Malpractice Insurance

Optometrist guide to Malpractice Insurance. I compare AOAExcel Lockton Affinity and Brown & Brown. I feel that Lockton Affinity Malpractice insurance is better for new graduates.

Eyecare July 9th, 2014
How To Use Form 1098-E to Deduct Student Loan Interest

Here is how to use a 1098-E form for deducting student loan interest, reduce taxes and claiming deductions. Using the 1098-E can save you lots of money in tax

Eyecare June 9th, 2014
My 5 Favorite Contact Lenses for 2014

Choosing the best contact lenses for patients with various conditions and lifestyles. My favorite contact lenses from Acuvue, Cooper Vision, Alcon and B&L.

Eyecare April 21st, 2014
How to Estimate Quarterly Tax Payments as an Independent Contractor OD

How to estimate quarterly tax payments as an independent contractor. Many optometrists are treated as independent contractors as opposed to employees.

Eyecare April 9th, 2014
The New Graduate Optometrist Guide to Job Searching

The following article serves as a resource guide on where and how to go about searching for jobs after graduation from optometry school. Where and how to look. What resources to use. How to get started!

Eyecare October 9th, 2013
How Optometrists Join Medicare as an Independent Contractor 1099

Here is a guide on How To Join Medicare as an optometrist. OD Independent contractors on a 1099 status will need to follow these step-by-step instructions.