as EYE SEE it

An optical industry blog sharing thoughts, tips, and tools from eye care influencers, As Eye See It offers an inside look into the past, present and future of what drives the industry.

The Tag Line

May 24, 2013
Take a look at the following tag lines: Inspiration for the senses Thrive Imagination takes flight WowI’ll bet you can’t guess the industries that are being promoted. In order: Visitors bureau HMO Museum Car dealerWhat do you think these various ...

Enthusiasm In Practice

April 19, 2013
There is no doubt about it—we optometrists have the best job in the world. We help our patients see better, and in the process, improve their quality of life. Pretty cool! Can you think of a better reason to go to work?

The Game Plan

January 25, 2013
Hasn’t this football season been great?! We just made it through the bowl season and we are on our way to Super Bowl XLVII. Each game has a favorite, but as we all know, lots of upsets! What makes the difference?

They Said What on “60 Minutes”?

October 12, 2012
The investigative television show “60 Minutes” recently aired a segment entitled, “Sticker Shock: Why are glasses so expensive?” CNBC then followed with “Glasses giant crushing the competition.”

Birthdays

August 10, 2012
Well, it is that time of year again—time for my birthday. Have you noticed that we always wonder where has the time has gone? Surely, the world has changed and a lot has gone on—after all, an entire year has gone by—and yet, I didn’t notice.

Expand Your Dispensary with eStores

July 19, 2012
Well, we have officially set a record in our office. We ordered 18 frames for a single patient before she selected one. Unfortunately, we did it the old fashioned way: ordered them, paid for postage to get them in, and had to deal with frame returns and delays.

Connecting with Mr. Jones

July 12, 2012
It was raining like crazy—end of June—must be Oregon, the place where summer doesn’t start until after the fourth of July. Well, at least everything is green! And then, I noticed it…muddy footprints all over my dispensary carpet.

Embracing Technology

July 05, 2012
I have had the pleasure of riding in a lot of taxi cabs in my frequent travels. It seems that everyone is embracing technology…even the taxis. Check out this partial list: GPS, surveillance cameras, digital taxi meters, credit card machines, iPod docking, cell phone charging, and, my favorite, the electronic coffee cup heater.

Clearing the Mist Surrounding Healthcare Reform

June 01, 2012
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”Dr. Seuss Recently, an Open Forum was held with representatives from both the AOA and VSP discussing stand-alone vision plan direct participation in the newly forming state insurance exchanges.
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