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Dr. Chris Lopez has dedicated himself to assisting ODs and optometry students since his own time in optometry school, contributing in numerous ways.
- He provides guidance to ODs navigating their career search journey and offers services in contract reviews for associates.
- He invests a substantial amount of time in discussions with employers about the proper methods of hiring associate ODs.
- He stands out as the leading recruiter within the optometry industry, continually working to pair employers with ODs, a role that has earned him the nickname "Optometry's Matchmaker."
Our transparent and flat-fee pricing structure ensures clarity regarding the payment amount, with fees only being applied upon a successful match.
⚠️ You will NOT be compelled to sign a restrictive exclusivity agreement. Thanks to our extensive and varied network, we are poised to offer you the finest opportunity to transition seamlessly into the next thrilling phase of your career!
- ✅ Recruiting for employers seeking to hire an Associate OD
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📧 Feel free to reach out to Chris Lopez, O.D., at CareerConsulting@odsonfinance.com for any queries.
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Sunday, December 10, 2023 | 10am PST/1:00pm EST (1.5hrs FREE CEs)
Join us for a focused CE webinar, where we delve into the essential aspects of managing glaucoma and retinal diseases. This event brings you a concise review of classic diagnostic tests, alongside an introduction to innovative technologies like ERG, color vision testing, and virtual visual fields. Equip yourself with practical knowledge on efficient billing, coding, and implementation strategies to streamline your practice. Ideal for optometrists, and medical billing professionals, this session is your gateway to optimizing patient care and practice efficiency and allow you to stay ahead in your field!
The Glaucoma / Retina Compass (COPE PENDING) | Nate Lighthizer, O.D., F.A.A.O
✅ Review classic tests used for glaucoma and retina (COPE | CE hour 1
✅ Introduce, update and review newer tech including ERG, color vision testing, and virtual visual fields | CE 30mins
✅ Billing + Coding & Implementation Strategies | 30mins Non-CE Discussion (Julie Phan & Chris Lopez O.Ds)
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Sunday, January 14 2024 | 8am PST/11:00am EST (4hrs FREE CEs)
Join us and delve deep into the evolving world of dry eye management. This summit is tailored for optometrists eager to stay at the forefront of the dry eye treatment, offering insights into the latest research, innovative treatments, and emerging market trends.
✅ Ryan Beck, OD | CE Hour 1
✅ Selina McGee, OD, FAAO | CE Hour 2
✅ Mile Brujic, OD, FAAOl | CE Hour 3
✅ Kimberly Friedman, OD, FAAO | CE Hour 4
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2023-2024 IRS limitations for Optometrists
With inflation rising at all time highs, it definitely seem that the IRS is adjusting quite drastically for most of these accounts for 2023! While all of these limits might seem higher, remember that it is mainly keeping up with inflation, which the consumer index is estimated at 8%. in 2022. Please use these important limit to adjust your financial planning for 2023 especially for any retirement plans!
Creative Approaches To Acquire An Optometric Practice
Approaching the acquisition of your first practice with a little creativity may open up additional opportunities for acquisition at a more reasonable cost of investment. We are all used to the approach of identifying a practice for sale and buying it. Gone are the days when banks easily lent money, that borrowed cash was affordable, and the price of practices for sale was attainable to a new solo practice optometrist
Overcoming $153,242 Student Loan Debt in Four Years Working in Corporate Optometry
Hello, I’m Dr. Ayana Pierre O.D, and I graduated from NSU in May 2019. I chose the path of corporate optometry and currently practice in Central Florida. Working about 4.5 days a week, I’ve been fortunate to earn a gross income of approximately $250,000 last year. This achievement has been a blessing, providing me with not just financial stability but also the flexibility to manage my schedule effectively.
Navigating the Path to Cold-Starting an Optometry Practice: A Journey of Passion and Persistence with Dr. Ashley Szalkowski
Driven by the desire for change and a fresh approach to eye care, Dr. Ashley Szalkowski shares insights into the process of establishing a thriving practice from the ground up.
October 2023 Market Update for Optometrists: Latest Economic & Financial Trends
The economic landscape is characterized by a steady 3.7% inflation and cautious actions from the Federal Reserve, particularly in managing interest rates to avoid potential economic downturns. While some economic indicators like GDP growth appear robust, there’s a visible undercurrent of economic stress and mixed expert predictions regarding a potential recession in 2024.
The Holland’s Journey: Paying off $660,000 Student Debt in 5 1/2 Years
We want to share our stories to help other young optometrists who are struggling with their student loans. We are both practicing optometrists and managed to overcome a massive obstacle together: paying off $660,000+ in student loans in just 5 1/2 years. Sounds impossible right? But let’s start from the beginning.
UPDATE: Must-Read Strategies to Tackle Optometry Student Debt
After an enduring three-year period, the final COVID-19 student loan forbearance is drawing to a close on August 30, 2023. Recognizing the natural apprehension that some optometrists might be feeling as this date nears, our team has been working tirelessly to develop strategies to support all our borrowers, especially new graduates stepping into the workforce!
Conquering a Mountain of Debt: Paying off $242K in 7.5 Years on an Starting Salary of $85K as an Optometrist
Over 7.5 years, Ada Noh cleared her substantial student loan of $242K on a beginning salary of $85K by adopting a frugal lifestyle and engaging in optometry-related side gigs.
Prescription for Financial Health: 5 Steps for Achieving Budgeting Success
My name is Julie Phan, and I have a confession to make. As the admin of a finance group, I’ve got a little secret—I’ve never tracked my expenses. Yep, you heard it right! I have a general idea of my expenses, but I haven’t been actively tracking them like we recommend to our members on their journey towards financial independence.
June 2023 Market Update for Optometrists: Latest Economic & Financial Trends
Welcome to the June 2023 market update, where Aaron and myself will provide you with an overview of the latest economic trends and developments, including what we as optometrists should watch out for and how we should adjust our investing plans.
Good vs. Bad Optometry Debt – 4 Ways to Use Good Debt to Your Advantage
That being said, debt can be a useful tool for achieving financial goals, but not all debt is created equal. Some debt can be beneficial, while others can be detrimental to your financial well-being. Let’s explore the difference between good debt and bad debt and how you can use debt to your advantage.
Q1/2023 Market Update for Optometrists: Latest Economic Trends And How To Adjust Your Financial Plan
Welcome to the Q1/2023 market update, where Aaron and myself will provide you with an overview of the latest economic trends and developments, including what we as optometrists should watch out for and how we should adjust our investing plans… So we hope to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest economic trends and developments, highlighting the challenges and opportunities in today’s market for optometrists.
9 Financial Tips For Optometry Students
As an optometry student preparing to enter the field, it’s important to understand the financial implications that come with this profession. From budgeting for school supplies to managing debt and investing in your future—all these responsibilities add up quickly! With these 9 financial tips, you’ll equip yourself with the knowledge needed to navigate a successful career as an optometrist.
2022 in Review, and a Look at 2023!
It’s hard to believe, but the year 2022 has vanished in the blink of an eye. This past year, we’ve had the pleasure of seeing ODs on Finance continue to grow and help ODs on their financial journey, whether they be new grads or seasoned veterans. We are thankful for your attention, your questions and your contributions. Two tenets that hold paramount value to us at ODs on Finance are transparency and productive growth. In this letter, we will highlight how our community has grown, the various methods we provide value to our community, exciting new projects/acquisitions for 2023, and a look at our commercial interests/disclosures – trust us, you’ll want to read this! Here is a quick recap of 2022!
6 Common Tax Mistakes That Optometrists Make
Optometrists are not trained in maximizing their tax benefits. Consequently, doctors who prepare their taxes themselves may miss many deductions they are entitled to take. I don’t know about you, but I want to take advantage of all the tax benefits I am entitled to. Following are six mistakes I see optometrists make that are costing them a lot of money in overpaid tax bills.