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Strapped for Space? We Come, We Go, We Take the Equipment with Us.

Thu, May 18 2017 2:55 pm

LASIK equipment takes up a lot of space. What’s a surgeon with a small practice to do? Is it possible to keep the lasers in the OR when they’re not in use, or do they need to empty out another room? Can they store the lasers off-site? How much additional money would it cost to the store the equipment after buying the lasers in the first place?

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Where Are My Patients?!

Fri, May 12 2017 10:43 am

When you’re a small ophthalmic practice, it isn’t always easy to attract new patients. You might feel overwhelmed by the competition in your area, or it might seem like potential patients are always traveling to the nearest city instead of staying local. How can you stay competitive without breaking the bank?

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Maximize Fitness with Circuit Training

Wed, May 3 2017 2:21 pm

The following is part of a series written by our friend Kirk McFarland, CPT, NASM, NSCA. Kirk is a Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach with Life Time Fitness in Eden Prairie, MN. This article was created to help Sightpath surgeons alleviate health and wellness issues often faced by those in the ophthalmology industry. 

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Building the Foundation for Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Wed, Apr 12 2017 3:06 pm

Laser-assisted cataract surgery is growing more popular by the year! Why do some surgeons hesitate to bring laser-assisted cataract surgery to their practice? 

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Crossing Over to the Femtosecond Laser

Tue, Apr 4 2017 8:53 am

One way to determine whether offering LACS to your patients is financially feasible is by calculating your expected conversion rate. In other words, what percentage of your patients will choose LACS over traditional cataract surgery? 

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