While it is no secret that banks aren’t lending to small businesses, I was quite shocked to find that local credit unions are equally as absent from lending. This post goes out to the very wonderful people at Group Financial and Jodi Goldfarb-Sullivan in particular whose help has been valuable in securing capital and financing […]
At some point in our internet browsing, we are becoming familiar with ratings and reviews from a variety of sites like yelp, patch, Google and many others. If one has a business, one will have to confront negative reviews by vandals and others who do not care to smear one’s good name for their desire […]
The forum has been cleaned. My apologies ahead of time to anyone I may have accidentally deleted. I deleted aged accounts and emails I suspect of being bots. Thanks again, Al
This is an important alert. You can read further details about this on the OAA link above and at the ATO website as well for further details. What’s happening is the following from the FDA. The FDA wants to make the one who edges in house the “manufacturer.
2007D-0364 – Impact-Resistant Lenses: Questions and (more…)
Wanted to wish everyone a healthy, safe and happy Thanksgiving.
The Opticians Association of America has recently launched a legislative action page. If you sign up for it, one can receive updates and alerts to laws that are being proposed and possibly passed. There is also a little script that helps you find your House representative. I feel this is a long time coming. I’m […]
I visit Optoblog on a regular basis. It’s pretty good. Anyway he wrote “Optometrists That Give Other Optometrists a Bad Name.” So in the spirit of being self-reflective, I came up with a list of my own.
1. Opticians who don’t (more…)
I figured I’d write a little something to help patients understand what is expected of them when they walk into an optical or eye-doctor. This may come as a surprise to some patients because they are after all paying for our services. I only bring this up because I have noticed a clear disconnect between many healthcare professionals and their patients. This is especially true in the eye-care related industries which have chains of stores that put forth a more retail setting. So, what do you as a patient need to do and more importantly why do you need to do it.