BLOG: Managing associate optometrists in your practice, part 1

If you are like the typical ophthalmologist reading this, you’ll see 100 to 200 patients in clinic this week. Unless you’re in an obscure subspecialty niche, or very old-school, chances are you could delegate about a third or more of those patients to an optometrist working on your staff. Yet fewer than half of the new client practices I serve employ optometrists — although this is up sharply from several years ago when only the busiest, vanguard surgeons were willing to work alongside ODs. If your practice has more patients (Read more...)

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