With rising challenges from decreasing insurance reimbursement, increased overhead, and online competition; being profitable in the private practice setting has become harder than ever.  But here’s the thing: all these rising challenges can be dealt with and tackled head on.  All that is required is creativity, “start up thinking,” and some sage advice from our…

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, Congress has passed a number of bipartisan bills aimed at helping the economy in a number of ways. One of the most recent is the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA), which was signed by President Trump on June 5th. This article will answer all your questions…

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COVID-19 has undoubtedly caused a lot of pressure on ODs both in personal and professional settings.  However, recent news of states lifting stay at home orders and allowing business to resume have many ODs hopeful, but also filled with questions.  Restarting from operational, staffing, cash flow and marketing standpoints raise major concern for practitioners.  Our…

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by  Dr. Chris Lopez who is a contributor for ODs on Finance and optometrist at a group optometric practice in New York. He enjoys helping optometry students and new grads navigate the career search. Aaron and Dat are extremely strict about guest requirements in that they must be educational…

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by  Dr. Chris Lopez who is a contributor for ODs on Finance and optometrist at a group optometric practice in New York. He enjoys helping optometry students and new grads navigate the career search. Aaron and Dat are extremely strict about guest requirements in that they must be…

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by  Dr. Chris Lopez who is a contributor for ODs on Finance and optometrist at a group optometric practice in New York. He enjoys helping optometry students and new grads navigate the career search. Aaron and Dat are extremely strict about guest requirements in that they must be…

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In the past few weeks, we have become all too familiar with the infamous Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program and Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans. However, there are other grants available for qualifying small business owners affected by COVID-19. As you know, the earlier you apply, the higher the chance that you may successfully…

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