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Associate OD | Practice Owner

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!

Services Offered: 

  • Recruiting for employers seeking to hire an Associate OD
  • ✅ Recruiting for employers looking to sell their practice
  • ✅ Recruiting for ODs looking to purchase a practice
  • ✅ Recruiting for ODs looking for an employed Associate position

📧 Feel free to reach out to Chris Lopez, O.D., at for any queries.

💳 Service Fee: Please email us to inquire about recruiting pricing

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)

👉 ODs on Finance Member Rate: FREE |  🎥 Recording AVAL TO REGISTERS ONLY x 2 weeks 

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

👉 ODs on Finance Member Rate: FREE |  🎥 Recording AVAL TO REGISTERS ONLY x 2 weeks 

We've had quite a few cold start ODs reach out to us for help and resources. Startup accelerators boosted many tech giants in their infancy. So why not have a similar system for cold start optometry practices?
So we created the 🚆 COLD START ACCELERATOR 🚆

We did some research and realized that four pain points heavily limit cold start ODs:
❌ Not Enough Funding
❌ No Access to Industry-Best Pricing on Equipment & Materials
❌ No Trusted Consultants that Don't Charge Exorbitant Fees
❌ One Central Resource Platform with a Blueprint for Success

So we decided to fix that.


 ✅ We leveraged our banking partners to provide up to $500k in cold start loans (and up to $2M for real estate).
✅ We negotiated industry-best pricing with both our equipment, frame, ophthalmic lens and contact lens partners.
✅ We brought in experienced, trusted consultants that charge a fair/affordable monthly fee (no more huge $20-30k upfront fees).

✅ We organized all of our resources into a simple to use platform.




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