BLOG: Should we be in or out of optical?

Roughly half of the nation’s ophthalmologists now dispense glasses, and this figure is rising, as the wisest providers in the right settings realize the benefits of dispensing: There is an added margin of business security that comes with diversification. Profits are augmented. In the typical setting, a dispensary can boost global profits 10% or more. Those surgeons who dispense today have been able to at least partially offset falling surgical fees.

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