Ron Krefman, OD

Founder and CEO

focalCenter

About Ron Krefman, OD

Ronald Krefman, OD, FAAO is the founder and CEO of focalCenter. Dr Krefman has been in the eyecare industry for 40+ years. He has served as University of Illinois Medical School faculty, private practice optometrist, founder of an innovative reading glass company and editor of eyecare journals. Dr. Krefman has post graduate training in psychometrics and patient reported outcomes at Harvard. Dr. Krefman served as principal investigator for multiple clinical trials/effectiveness studies, has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications, and has patents issued for eyecare products.
focalCenter is a vision industry consultancy with extensive experience conducting market research, analyzing using data science to answer solve problems, build scenarios, forecast, answer questions and discover opportunities. focalCenter consults with leading organizations, including GPN.
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Trends in Polycarbonate Lens Sales

Trends in Polycarbonate Lens Sales

In an earlier report here, we explored the profile of patients most likely to adopt polycarbonate as their choice of lens material. In this report, we further explore the demand for polycarbonate lenses, this time by analyzing preferences for this material over time...

Where Does Polycarbonate Fit into Your Practice?

Where Does Polycarbonate Fit into Your Practice?

Polycarbonate is the base for 56% of all lenses dispensed. If you’re considering exploring the safety market, or expanding your pediatric practice, or just looking to provide more cost-effective options for patients, then polycarbonate will undoubtedly occupy a place in your product mix.