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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 acco...

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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, My...

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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 tapped,...

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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 y...

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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 Franchise Mo...

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Diversify Your Revenue Stream as a My Eyelab Franchise Owner

Diversify Your Revenue Stream as a My Eyelab Franchise Owner

  In a fast-changing and unpredictable world, one thing we can count on is that people will always need help with their vision. Owning a vision care business like My Eyelab is a worthwhile investment as you reach this growing market. If you’re an entrepreneur looking for a new venture, consider diversifying your revenue stream by becoming a My Eyelab franchise owner. A Growth-Oriented Business Roughly 75% of Americans wear a type of corrective lens. Vision care companies will need to meet...

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3 Mistakes Eye Care Business Owners Make — and How to Avoid Them!

3 Mistakes Eye Care Business Owners Make — and How to Avoid Them!

  Building your own optical business is no small feat, but help from a driven eyecare franchise like My Eyelab can simplify the process. Juggling the costs and responsibilities of managing an on-site lab while building a reliable relationship with vendors can quickly become an overwhelming balancing act. Add the stress of planning for staffing costs, and a franchise can easily overpower your managing and budgeting abilities. That’s where we come in. With years of experience providing tec...

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What Does It Cost to Start an Optical Business?

What Does It Cost to Start an Optical Business?

  In addition to hiring employees, developing a marketing strategy, and selecting a business model that best fits your needs as a My Eyelab franchisee, considering the up-front and long-term costs of opening an optical business is an imperative — yet intimidating — step towards opening your new business. From staffing and laboratory costs to the investment required for building a frame inventory, there are many financial considerations to starting an eyecare franchise, but My Eyelab’...

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