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Virtual Masterclass: Boosting In-Office Revenue
Hours: 1hr (Free)
Instructors: Dr. Ryan Gustus OD, Perry Brill, Steve Alexander

Growing a practice and keeping it profitable requires an ever evolving mindset that embraces both technology and creativity. Join us for a panel discussion with three industry experts on ways to both increase and retain in-office revenue. We will discuss implementation and execution of strategies ranging from materials sales to insurance. Bring your questions and get ready for an informative discussion!

ODs on Finance Member Rate: FREE

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LensQuote is the leading solution for driving in-office contact lens sales.  LensQuote helps your practice improve contact lens sales in a way that’s simple and natural for your patients and staff.  Built by Optometrists for Optometrists, this 'set-it-and-forget-it' practice solution has helped hundreds of practices boost annual supplies sales with a modern visual presentation that appeals directly to today's tech-savvy online shoppers. 


New features are routinely added at no additional cost as we continue creating solutions that help make practice life easier for our colleagues.


  1. Lens Comparison Tool - easily get more patients to follow your recommendations by giving them a side-by-side comparison of their current lens with a new option. It immediately answers the #1 question that all patients have when deciding on a new lens  “what is the price difference?”
  2. FTC Verification Release Tool: Our newest update helps your practice capture signatures seamlessly and store them as PDF’s in LensQuote, no paper storage required.

To schedule a live demo, click here: https://calendly.com/joshatkins/ods-on-finance

Special $1000 Bonus Sign-up for ODs on Finance Members

Aaron and Dat are excited to announce that we have successful negotiate the highest $1000 Cash Back Bonus for our ODs on Finance Member from both Splash and Credible!  Thank you for their support in our little OD Community! 

Benefits: 

  • Free, fast and able to compare prequalified rates from multiple lenders under 2 minutes, without affecting your credit score. Get a final offer as little as 1 business day!

  • Credible’s partner lenders do not charge prepayment penalties, loan application fees, or origination fees.

  • Forbearance and discharge on death/disability is dependent on individual lenders


  • Special Promo: Get up to $1000 bonus for loans over $100K, $500 Bonus if less than $100K loan by March 31, 2021

Requirements: 

  • All States eligible

*Disclaimer: To receive $1,000 welcome bonus, ODs on Finance readers must refinance a balance equal to or greater than $100K by April 30, 2021. If refinancing a balance below $100K, readers are eligible for a $500 welcome bonus.

Benefits: 

  • Fast and easy application online without affecting your credit score

  • No application or origination fees, with no prepayment penalties


  • Able to refinance as low as $5000 loan with no maximum limit


  • Forbearance and discharge on death/disability is dependent on individual lenders


  • *Bonus based amount of loan approved: $1000 Bonus for Loan refinanced must be $150,000 or more, otherwise $500 Bonus for loans greater than $100,000


Requirements: 

  • All States eligible

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