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info_outline The Power Hour 1/29/20 02/03/2020
The Power Hour 1/29/20 Back in early November, New England College of Optometry hosted the NECO Industry Collaborative (NIC), spearheaded by Dr. Howard Purcell. This week, Gary catches up with Dr. Purcell about What, Why, and What's Next after industry professionals explored how to prepare today's optometrist for tomorrow's optometry.
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The Power Hour 1/8/20 Would you consider no longer selling soft contact lenses at your practice? One practice did, and we find out why and how it worked out. Nick Despotidis, OD, joins Gary to share his thought process behind contact lens disruption and its effects on his practice.
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The Power Hour 12/18/19 C. Randall Harrell, MD, is founder, chairman, and CEO of Regenerative Processing Plant, the manufacturer of , a first-in-class biologic eye drop to treat dry eye. Dr. Harrell joins Gary to discuss how biologics are used in dry eye and why ODs should get involved with them. Listen to this episode to learn more about a new treatment option to help your dry eye patients.
info_outline The Power Hour 12/11/19 12/13/2019
The Power Hour 12/11/19 You can't build it, then forget it. Websites require content updates and maintenance. This week, Gary examines 9 ways to help your practice website look more professional. On this episode, find out how to add website tweaks to your holiday break to-do list.
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The Power Hour 11/20/19 If a restaurant consistently delivers food and customer experience the same way every time, why is it so hard for staff to consistently answer the phones? Don Fox, CEO of , grew from 65 restaurants to over 1180 since becoming CEO in 2009—and franchises value consistency. Find out how to apply this advice to your practice on this episode of the Power Hour.
info_outline The Power Hour 10/9/19 10/14/2019
The Power Hour 10/9/19 Art Epstein, OD, FAAO, joins Power Hour once again for a wide-ranging, no-holds barred conversation on: Hubble Private equity Online refraction Too many meeting/schools/students Cost of technology Healthcare politics VSP’s end game Refractive optometry’s future Be sure to join us because chances are we will talk about more!
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The Power Hour 8/21/19 Dr. Richard Shuldiner is the Founder and President of The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists. The IALVS consists of 39 low vision optometrists throughout the USA and Canada personally trained by Dr. Shuldiner. Dr. Shuldiner is Clinical Director of Low Vision Optometry of Southern California and has seen over 10,000 low vision patients in his 45-year career. His impressive patient list includes the late actress Jane Russell, automaker Carroll Shelby, as well as Margie Durante and Frances Cagney. He received his OD degree in 1970 from Pennsylvania College of Optometry and has been recognized as a Low Vision Diplomate by the American Academy of Optometry since 1988.
info_outline The Power Hour 8/14/19 08/16/2019
The Power Hour 8/14/19 After staff salaries, the optical may be one of the most expensive parts of your practice. Many ODs are looking for ways to maximize their ROI, especially with frames.This week, Gary outlines the best frame board strategies you're likely not using.
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The Power Hour 8/7/2019 Listen to the replay of this widely listened to episode from August 15, 2018. It’s that time of year again…back to school. If you haven’t already ramped up your marketing, this week’s show will offer tips on making eye exams part of the back-to-school routine. Don’t forget contact lenses, sports goggles, and more! Kick-start the back-to-school season with the Power Hour!
info_outline The Power Hour 7/31/2019 08/05/2019
The Power Hour 7/31/2019 The person who answers the phone at your practice is more important than you think. The voice on the other end of the line is a patient's first introduction to your practice. Don't you want to make that first impression a good one?
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The Power Hour 7/24/19 Gary and his consultants have talked with many private-practice ODs and visited many practices. Although all are different, there are trends in the challenges these doctors face. Tune in to Power Hour this week to learn the Top 5 challenges Gary and his consultants have seen. Chances are YOUR practice is experiencing them, too.
info_outline The Power Hour 7/10/19 07/13/2019
The Power Hour 7/10/19 Dr. Gary Gerber and Dr. Dwight Akerman discuss Myopia Management. Topics to be discussed will include: • Axial length – is it really necessary? Why not watch for changes in Rx? • Is myopia management a specialty service or part of “core” optometry? • What’s so bad about being a low myope? What about the optical advantages? People will be calling in on both sides of these and other questions so make sure to listen in or call in with your own thoughts!
info_outline The Power Hour 5/29/19 05/31/2019
The Power Hour 5/29/19 In what may be the shortest Power Hour episode ever, in only about 5 minutes Gary will discuss a 5-minute technique that will have a profound and lasting impact on your practice. Many practices have reported this simple 5-minute technique is one of the best things they’ve ever done in their practices!