Embracing this method for patient education and staff training
We live in an age of on-demand content, YouTube tutorials, and “ask Siri.” It makes sense, then, that patient education, staff training, and really any kind of learning and teaching would adapt to these changes. That’s where microlearning comes in.Read More
From decor to niche services to technology, here’s how savvy eye care practices stand out
Fresh flowers, striped wallpaper, and elaborate window displays that rival the high-end boutiques of Rodeo Drive or Fifth Avenue is not what you’d expect to find when you visit an optometrist. And that’s exactly what Courtney Dryer, O.D., intended when she opened her private practice, 4 Eyes Optometry, in Charlotte, N.C. in 2013.Read More
It’s widely known that overexposure to the sun can have detrimental effects, including sunburns, dehydration, heat stroke, and skin cancer. This may cause your patients to think they should avoid the sun entirely–but, as you know, lack of sun exposure can negatively affect their health.
ENTs: Now’s the time to raise awareness about common ear conditions and injuries
Summer doesn’t technically end until September 22 this year, so there’s still plenty of time for warm-weather fun. However, that also means more opportunities for ear health issues, from swimmer’s ear to eardrum injuries. Misinformation persists about common ear ailments and treatments, and not enough patients understand the importance of proper ear protection and ear hygiene. ENTs: are you educating your patients on how to keep their ears healthy? These videos can help.
What they need to know about personal care products and eye health
The average person might use a half-dozen personal care products daily: soap, shampoo, conditioner, moisturizer, deodorant, toothpaste. For women, that number is likely even higher if they wear cosmetics such as eyeliner, eye shadow, and mascara. Why should this concern eye doctors?