MAGAZINE OF THE ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY AND ILLINOIS EYE INSTITUTE
CONSOLIDATION NATION: THE RISE OF PRIVATE EQUITY OPTOMETRY
No matter where you look in its history, the profession of optometry has always faced challenges. Now, a new trend is piquing the curiosity (and concern) of ODs: the rise of private equity optometry. This concept has caused quite a stir in the profession.
Healthcare professions often attract warm, caring people. Doctors positively affect the lives of many patients a day, making optometry a desirable profession for the kind at heart. (Of course, we think ICO optometrists are the kindest of all!)