Doctor Blogs

Doctor Blogs

VSP network doctors share their perspectives through "As Eye See It" blog posts. Check back weekly to stay on top of the latest insights.

A Sincere Visual Experience
Today, if I had to name the primary pillar of our practice, it is quality—quality of products and quality of care. Our tagline is “For the Sincere Visual Experience.” From the moment a patient steps into our office, we strive for them to have the most positive experience.

Feature: Banking on Private Practice Optometry
Having an optometry practice appealed to me because it combined business with helping people. So, I returned to school to pursue a career in optometry.

Moving to Unity
With upcoming formulary changes from VSP, some doctors are considering altering their lens products to accommodate. As a practice that now uses Unity Lenses almost exclusively, we have experience making that transition.

The Trust of Ohana: Making Recommendations that Patients Embrace
Ohana means “family” in the Hawaiian language, and it embodies our philosophy and that of our practice, Ronald R. Reynolds, OD, Inc., located in Mililani, Hawaii. 

Maximizing Changes Made During Downtime
As a partner in an eight-location practice, I was worried about the impact to our bottom line of being closed for about a month in response to COVID-19.

Tasting Every Item On the Menu
Patients rely on our expertise to provide the very best recommendations for their eye care needs, so it’s critical that we stay on top of the developments and advancements in our field and keep our staff educated.

Helping Patients Navigate Choice
Back in the day, we used to present all our products to patients, giving them the freedom to choose the ones they liked the best. Over time, we learned that this approach overwhelmed some patients. 

Flourishing in the Face of Change
Like the rest of the world, I’ve been impacted by the pandemic. Our practice was closed for routine care for six weeks, current patient flow is reduced by a third, and we have all sorts of new safety protocols in place.

Necessary Steps to Protect and Preserve Our Patient Access
VSP Global made an announcement regarding formulary changes effective January 1, 2021, formerly September 1, 2020, impacting how VSP reimburses for preferred and non-preferred materials.