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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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Our inbox has been getting slammed with ODs asking for advice on what to do with their federal student loans as we get closer to the 0% forbearance expiration date of 12/31/22. Politics aside, based on the most recent federal news which removes a lot of uncertainty that we had last month, we are going to break it down with some actionable plans that optometrist can take:
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With the recent volatile market and pending economic recession, many investors are looking to hold their cash in a relatively safe place, especially as our economy faces surging inflation. In this article, we will talk about short term investments and where we can place these funds, aside from just storing cash. What is a short-term investment?
What Should I Do First? A Complete Guideline Step-By-Step
Personal finance is called personal for a reason; it is just as much a science as it is an art (similar to prescribing glasses). But seriously, this is probably one of the most difficult decisions that a lot of doctor investors will face and has starved me of sleep a lot – simply deciding which…
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You’ve heard it again and again that real estate is an excellent pathway to accumulate significant wealth. However, you should also know that most real estate investors do not get rich overnight, as it can take years for investment properties to accumulate enough equity and generate significant wealth. The nice thing about real estate is that there are many approaches to make money and to do so either requires a lot of your time, or very little of it. Simply put, real estate investing can typically be classified as either active or passive investing. Let’s take a look at these categories to learn which may be the best fit for you!
Health Insurance Basic 101 That Every Optometrist Should Know
Whether you are a New O.D or Seasoned O.D ….healthcare is changing every year. Working in the medical field, I thought I understood how health insurance worked, until I ended up in the emergency room for two hours earlier this year. We will teach how to understand 6 key terms and how they apply to your health insurance (Premium, Deductible, Co-insurance/Co-pays, Maximum out of pocket, Benefit caps & understand network options (HMO, EPO, POS, PPO).
3 Take-Aways That Optometrists Should Know About Biden’s Student Loan Debt Relief
On Wednesday, Aug 24, 2022, President Biden, along with the US Department of Education announced a three-part plan to help student borrowers with federal loans transition back to regular payments. In addition, we do want to let our members know that it took us a little while to gather our thoughts after the dust settled to address our community.. So let’s begin with the facts first and any questions that optometrists might have. PART 1: Final extension of the student loan repayment + 0% Interest pause forbearance until 12/31/2022
5 Tips for Growing a New Sublease Office
Building a new sublease office inside a retail store brings some unique challenges, but can be even more rewarding when you see your office thrive after years of hard work. Like any new business, attracting new patients may be a struggle at first. However, by engaging in a number of creative practices, I was able to grow this office from a patient base of zero to a thriving optometry office! Below, I will share the five strategies that formed the core of my success plan:
6 Tips for Utilizing Cost Benefit Analysis on a New Piece of Equipment
New equipment is always a temptation for practice owners, and for good reason. A cost-benefit analysis (or CBA for short) is a term derived from Lean theory and is an analysis of the expected balance of benefits and costs, including an account of any alternatives and the status quo. CBA takes into account your overall return on investment (ROI), however the approach is a little less black and white than might be expected. Let’s go through 6 important tips on utilizing CBA to its full extent in order to find whether that new piece of equipment should find its way through your practice doors.
5 Tips to Stand Out in Your Job Search
A commonly noticed trend has been noticed over the last few years – new optometry programs continue to pop up throughout the country. This directly leads to an increase in the number of graduating optometrists. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that the job market for associate optometrists is becoming more competitive. In a competitive environment, job applicants must seek ways to stand out from their peers as leading candidates. Learn how to make an impact on employers and set yourself apart from colleagues on your way to success.
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When we think about paying off student loans, it is hard to couple the ideas of finishing a residency and also knocking out student loan debt quickly. Simply put, a residency provides great experience but comes at a cost – a year of well-below average wages. Despite this hurdle, our Student Loan Success Story and active ODs on Finance member Dr. Andreas Zacharopoulos was able to knock out his debt and start setting himself up for financial success. In this article, Andreas gives us a detailed account of how he paid off his student loans and some helpful strategies for overcoming some common struggles in the quest for financial freedom.
The Optometrist’s Guide To Student Loan Refinancing
Optometrists often accumulate multiple loans from federal and private lenders to fund their doctor education, which results in an average debt load of $220,000. The majority of these loans are federal loans which have an average interest rate of 5.5-6.8%.Then the majority of doctors will end up refinancing their student loans to save thousands of dollars in interest. Here is your comprehensive guide to the student loan refinancing process and understanding how underwriting works.
5 Big Challenges of Out of State Rentals & How To Overcome Them
If you are reading this, chances are that you have realized how lucrative the rental property market can be. Rentals can serve as a great source of passive income, but they certainly are not without risk. One strategy for decreasing your risk is to diversify your rental portfolio by investing in out of state properties. However, out of state investing is not without its own challenges. Let’s look at the 5 biggest challenges for out of state investing and how to address them.
The Optometrist’s Guide For Health Insurance
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Associate ODs usually have an income ceiling that is difficult to reach and rare to break through. This article will tackle a challenging topic that is rarely discussed and can help employed ODs make the most of their income potential – how to ask for a raise. Here are three tips