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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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