The Meeker Minute

With Dr. Ron Meeker

What Drives Complete Pair Sales?

What Drives Complete Pair Sales?

We investigated whether age and payor type (3rd party or self-paid) had any influence on whether patients choose to purchase a complete pair of eyeglasses. Here’s what we found out.

Mark Clark, MBA, ABOC

Mark Clark, MBA, ABOC

Mark has been in various facets of eyecare ranging from practice owner to wholesale sales over the past 22 years.He is ABO certified and has an MBA in Healthcare Management.  He is currently finishing his doctorate in organizational leadership.

Tracy Neal

Tracy Neal

I have been in the eyecare industry for over 30 years.  I have worked in all areas of optometric practice, from working the front desk to being an optometric technician to being Practice Manager. I been with GPN Technologies since 2020.  Currently I am the Director of...

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...

Top Line Revenue in Two Businesses

Top Line Revenue in Two Businesses

Start Simple With so many metrics to choose from, it's hard to know where to begin. However, focusing on revenue—the money your practice receives—is a great place to start. Revenue forms the foundation of your business profitability, and the flow of incoming cash...

About The Meeker Minute

You can change your practice for the better – one minute at a time. While “big initiatives” are always important to consider, oftentimes the real change happens in small moments, just a minute or two, as you implement sustainable, healthy habits that improve your practice in manageable, bite-size increments.

The Meeker Minute is a collection of quick wins that anybody can put into play. Build a better team, serve your patients better, and enjoy better business performance – one minute at a time..

About Ron Meeker

Dr. Meeker has been in practice in his home town of Vestal, NY since 1985. He is a graduate of Colgate University and the University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry. He has been a Fellow of the American Academy since 1988 and was among the first group of optometrists to achieve Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry in 2011. Dr. Meeker was an early adopter of electronic health records, beginning in 1997.

After 35 years in active practice, Dr. Meeker is transitioning his legacy practice to a younger practitioner as he turns his attention to the next phase of his career. He looks forward to sharing his expertise with the eyeTHRIVE community, and assisting other practitioners in developing their best practices.