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How to Clean Your Eyeglasses

How to Clean Your Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses can harbor dirt and bacteria. Because of the Coronavirus, it’s very important to keep your eyeglasses clean and free of debris. Bacteria growing on glasses can make you sick, and dirty lenses can cause eye strain and headaches.   These guidelines help you properly care for your eyeglasses: Do: Lenses  Wash: Grease and dirt from your hands can easily transfer to your lenses, so wash your hands before touching your glasses.Wipe: Remove dirt and debris from y...

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Our Telehealth Technology

Our Telehealth Technology

In response to COVID-19, My Eyelab is now only offering telehealth eye exams. In partnership with the Physicians Eyecare Group, select locations across the nation will offer patients the opportunity to receive eye care through telemedicine. All retail stores that do not offer telehealth services will be closed temporarily. Due to the Coronavirus, extra safety measures will be taken at each store. These include: A pre-screening questionnaire before patients are let in for an exam Enfor...

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How Platinum Blue Anti-Glare Lenses Protect Your Eyes

How Platinum Blue Anti-Glare Lenses Protect Your Eyes

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has led to millions of people working and attending school from home, which means the use of digital technology has grown exponentially. While utilizing devices to stay in touch is convenient, too much screen time can adversely affect eye health.   Digital Eye Strain  Digital eye strain is caused by the harmful blue-violet rays that are emitted from the back-lit screens from devices such as laptops, smartphones and tablets. It can cause ey...

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In the Spotlight: Meet Dr. Brad Brocwell

In the Spotlight: Meet Dr. Brad Brocwell

Dr. Brad Brocwell, Vice President of Clinical Operations at Vision Now Optics, has wanted to be an optometrist since he worked as a lab assistant at an optical retailer in high school. His passion for optometry led him to The Ohio State University College of Optometry, where he completed his degree in 1998. He then quickly jumped into the optometry industry - glasses first - and hasn’t looked back since. We sat down with Dr. Brocwell to hear more about his impressive career path and what ac...

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Customer Service is Critical for Vision Care Patients

Customer Service is Critical for Vision Care Patients

  Customer service is important in any industry, but when it comes to the optical business, the need for great patient relations is critical. In vision care, customer service isn’t simply a means to make a patient happy, it affects their comfort, thus, their willingness to share their symptoms, which ultimately impacts their satisfaction with the products they receive post examination. Being uncomfortable with the examination isn’t the only issue that can inhibit customer service....

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More Eyewear Options Create Happy Customers

More Eyewear Options Create Happy Customers

Customizing eyewear to a customer’s personality helps them enjoy the optical shopping experience. Approximately 225 million people in the U.S. use some form of corrective eyewear today. For a franchisee looking to break into the optical business, this can be a daunting statistic. After all, keeping up with trends and providing access to a large variety of corresponding frames, lenses and accessories to meet all of our patients’ corrective needs and desires is a tall order. Fortunately,...

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My Eyelab Is Coming to a Market Near You

My Eyelab Is Coming to a Market Near You

  My Eyelab was founded four short years ago — in 2013 — but it has already made a big impact on the eye care industry. With 16 locations in 3 states, ranging from the Carolinas to California, My Eyelab is growing quickly. Chances are, if you are not already living in a My Eyelab market, you will be soon. My Eyelab is among the top 20 optical retailers in the nation, and with recent deals and growth opportunities, we’re rising up the ranks. With exciting markets waiting to be tapp...

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Three Factors to Consider When Buying a Franchise

Three Factors to Consider When Buying a Franchise

Thousands of up-and-coming U.S. entrepreneurs are reaping the benefits of starting a franchise. By investing in a franchise like My Eyelab, you have the opportunity to gain business experience, make connections, and generate revenue, among many other benefits. But what should you look for when choosing the right franchise for you? Here are the top three factors we recommend that you prioritize in your search for the perfect franchise. The Cost of Owning a Franchise It is important to make sure...

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Why You Should Consider Multi-Unit Franchising

Why You Should Consider Multi-Unit Franchising

  Opening your first business can be an exciting time. However, you may feel overwhelmed by the decision-making process. My Eyelab’s multi-unit franchise opportunity can help ease the process. You’ll have the chance to establish a recognized and trusted brand from the start — and we’ll provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to launch your plans for multi-unit franchise with our cutting-edge technology and leadership in the vision care industry. The My Eyelab Franchi...

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What is Telemedicine?

What is Telemedicine?

  Many who aspire to own a healthcare franchise flinch when they hear the term telemedicine. While this growing healthcare service is often misinterpreted, the truth is that telemedicine has already gained relevance in the medical community. Optometry franchises like My Eyelab, which has locations in 21 U.S. states, have adopted telemedicine, making their business model more scalable and efficient for franchisees. Telemedicine is certainly a nationwide trend — more than half of all U....

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