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  • March 2020

    9/12/20 – OD – Grand Blanc, MI - Thriving group optometry practice in Grand Blanc, MI seeks to add doctor of Optometry for a long-term relationship. At Grand Blanc Vision Clinic, we practice full-scope medical optometry with comprehensive tech support and the latest technology and equipment, including OCT and automated phoroptors with EHR integration. Combine this with a high-end optical dispensary known for having unique eyewear from the world over, and you have a truly special practice opportunity. In addition to our Grand Blanc location, we have satellite locations in Holly (Holly Vision Clinic) and Fenton (Iris Eyecare).

    We offer a comprehensive employment package, including competitive pay with full medical benefits, continuing education assistance, 401K with employer match, malpractice insurance and a professional and flexible work environment.

    Visit our website ( to learn more. Send CV and/or please contact [email protected] for more information.

    3/10/20 – Nursing Home Practice for Sale - S E Michigan.  Full scope - Medical Optometry & Optical, Netting $150K  - 3 day a week practice - Plenty of growth potential. Will train in all aspects of practice, for a smooth transition. A rare opportunity for a healthy balance of professional and family life.  call Dr. Tom Casey, cell 248-765-4618, [email protected].

  • February 2020

    2/28/20 - Optometry Practice for Sale - Essexville, Michigan - I am placing my optometry practice up for sale.  After 37 years in practice it is now time for me to retire.  My solo practice is located in Essexville, Michigan in a medical mall setting.  I am the only eye care office in the City of Essexville.  My practice has been based on providing quality and personal care with a strong emphasis on medical eye care. I lease my office space from the local hospital.  My overhead is low with annual gross revenue of about $400,000. The office space area is approximately 2,000 sq. ft.  This space includes two fully equipped exam rooms, a technician pre-test room, contact lens room, business office, tech working area, frame dispensary with holds 1,200 frames, a waiting room, a large storage room with cutting and edging facility with Santenilli edger and blocker, and my private office.  My equipment is modern and pleasing to the eye with exam room Reichter stands and chairs, AO phoropters, AO keratometers and Topcon slit lamps with Goldmann ATs.  Tech pretest room has Zeiss retinal camera, Humphrey’ s Matrix, Zeiss 4000 OCT and Nidex auto-refracoter/keratometer/NCT.  The exam and tech rooms have their own laptop.  A full equipment inventory will be provided during negotiation. I am using Eyefinity OfficeMate and ExamWriter EMR and employ 3 staff. I accept most medical plans for providing medical eye care, along with most vision care plans and also some Medicaid programs.

    If interested please contact me (Dr. Jay Bosco) personally on my cell phone at (989) 714-0567.

    2/26/20 - Practice for sale – Chillicothe, OH - Located in south central Ohio.   This is a perfect opportunity for a new grad to build their own practice where one already exists. No large investment involved!  I would encourage anyone even mildly interested to contact me either by email or on my private cell phone. 740-656-5221 or [email protected]  Photos on request.

    2/12/20 – Optometrist - Pediatric Eye Care of Maryland - Baltimore, MD - Pediatric Eye Care of Maryland is currently seeking an optometrist to join our thriving practice, currently made up of a team of 5 optometrists, 2 orthoptists, and 2 ophthalmologists. We have 4 locations throughout Maryland, in Baltimore, Carroll and Howard counties.   

    We care for pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. Interest in pediatrics and strabismus is a plus, but we also have employment opportunities to see primarily adults.   Additionally, we have a busy contact lens practice and optical shop.  We are looking for motivated doctors, with good communication skills!

    We offer: competitive salary, excellent benefits, bonuses, paid vacation, CE courses.  Learn more about us at  Contact:  Dean Fiergang, MD, 410-274-2769, [email protected]

    2/4/20 - Optometrist - Ironwood, Michigan (Western Upper Peninsula).  Aspirus Ironwood Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital, with multi-specialty clinics, and a home health agency. Ranked in the top 20 Critical Access Hospitals by the National Rural Health Association for four consecutive years, Aspirus Ironwood service area covers approximately 30,000 people.

    Aspirus is seeking an Optometrist for our Ironwood, MI location. Join our team and step into an already well-established clinic.  Full time, no call/no weekends, newly renovated clinic space, multi-specialty eye center & optical retail store, experienced, well trained team, opportunities for growth, great teamwork, multi-specialty eye center, community focused, average 20 patients per day great community, with 4-season, an abundance of outdoor recreation

    Benefits include a sign on bonus, loan repayment – Up to $25K, relocation allowance – Up to $15K, malpractice: 100% coverage, health and dental, retirement: 403(b) retirement plan, plus 457(b) deferred compensation plan.

    If interested in learning more, please contact: Jennifer Jacobson, Aspirus Physician Recruiter, [email protected] or 906.364.0174

    2/4/20 – Optometrist – Austin, TX - Optometrist position available in successful, well-established private practice in Austin, Texas.  Full-scope care with latest technology for ocular disease and specialty contacts including myopia management.  Special preference and incentives for completed Pediatrics/BV/VT residency, or particular interest in growing that specialty.  Must be active Texas licensed therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist with at least one year of practice experience, but pay commensurate with increased experience.   Must be comfortable with patients of all ages but particularly interested in working with children, respectful, self-motivated, and have impeccable chair side manner.  Our mission is to provide an exceptional patient experience through neighborly hospitality, authentic caring, unsurpassed professionalism, and evolving clinical expertise and technology.  Position to start at 2 days per week with intention to grow to full time.  Office closed on weekends.  Pay negotiable with base per diem salary plus monthly production bonus and generous commission on vision therapy services.  Send CV and inquiries to Dr. Aaron Wolf at [email protected]

    2/3/20 – Clinical Post-Doctoral Researcher - Jacksonville, FL - The main responsibility of the post-doctoral researcher in this role is to provide input to and execute clinical strategies in support of new product development, which includes design and execution of clinical study protocols, data analysis/interpretation, and clinical study reporting. It is expected that the post-doctoral researcher will partner with internal cross-function teams to complete development projects, and seek out and build relationships with new and existing external subject matter experts to develop solutions to project problems and clinical research approaches including development of new test methods.

    Candidates must have a doctoral degree (OD, MD with specialty in Ophthalmology, or PhD in vision science with clinical research experience), and must be available to work full-time and be legally authorized to work in the US and not require sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future. At least 3 years post-undergraduate working experience in either clinical research of contact lens products, or vision science, or basic science research, or patient care experience is required.

    A full job description and qualifications can be found at

    The job would be a crash course in research design and new product development. This would be a rare opportunity to work in industry early in their career. The job is a 2 year position.

    Alex Nixon, OD, MS, FAAO
    Principal Research Optometrist, Vision Care
    Johnson and Johnson Vision
    [email protected]
    M: 614.531.6781

    2/3/30 – OD – Springfield, IL - Our growing Optometry team is seeking a BE/BC Optometrist to join one of the most progressive, independent medical groups in Illinois. Recognized for excellence and commitment to patient-centered care, Springfield Clinic’s 450 physicians and advanced practitioners and 2,400 employees serve a population of approximately one million patients throughout the central Illinois region in eighty medical specialties and subspecialties. As a private, for profit multi-specialty group, we offer exceptional opportunities for collaboration and leadership. Springfield Clinic offers an excellent compensation package including relocation assistance, and signing bonus.

    Join a growing practice of 5 Optometrists
    Current opportunity will have a heavy emphasis on medical optometry
    Primary eye care practice has 2 optical retail locations and multiple outreach locations
    Springfield Clinic’s Eye Institute also includes 10 Ophthalmologists and 2 Advanced Practitioners
    24 Hour Tele-Nurse Service
    450 Clinician Referral Base
    Outstanding quality of physicians and practice allows time to enjoy family and personal interests

    Competitive income guarantee, signing bonus, relocation assistance
    Retirement plan, 401K
    Excellent CME and vacation time
    Health Insurance
    Group Term Life Insurance & AD&D
    Group Long Term Disability

    Tamar Mikhail
    Senior Physician Recruiter
    [email protected]

    2/3/2020 - Part-Time (and Fill-In) Optometrist opportunity in Traverse City, MI.  The currently contracted doctor is looking for a part-time optometrist to work inside Sam's Club Optical in Traverse City, MI 2-4 days per week.  We are looking for a friendly, approachable and responsible optometrist who can add value to our team.  The Sam's Club staff takes care of scheduling appointments, pre-testing, contact insertion and removal classes and insurance verification.  The optometrist would perform exams and instruct staff regarding patient care.

    We look forward to hearing from you!  Traverse City is a beautiful, desirable location! 

    If interested please contact Dr. Lauren Skarnulis at 231.633.4210 or email [email protected].

    2/3/20 - Practice for sale - Charlevoix, MI

    Long established practice with stand alone uilding.  All equipment, frames and furnishing included.

    Contact Thomas Schaperkotter at 231-547-4486 or email at [email protected]

    2/3/20 - Optometrist – Part-time / Full-time – Private practice sublease –Knoxville, TN

    Do you want to practice somewhere that a Doctor can be a Doctor? We empower our doctors to treat and manage our patient’s vision and lifestyle by prescribing based on patient's individual needs.

    We are seeking part-time to full-time doctors for an expanding Optometric group practice location in Knoxville, TN. The Carlson EyeCare Centers are committed to providing the highest quality in patient care and are looking for candidates that are dependable, self-motivated, caring doctors.

    We practice full scope Optometry and co-manage with local Ophthalmology Groups. Our focus in optometry is technologically driven, we have topographers, Optomaps, visual fields, lipiscans, Anterior Seg Cameras, and OCT at our locations. We practice myopia management and have large contact lens practice with specialty fits.

    We are expanding doctor coverage for our Knoxville market and have great opportunities in popular areas with modern, well established LensCrafters' stores next door to handle our patients’ eyeglass needs. We would love to have motivated lead Doctors to help us build a practice that will be a true leader in the industry. 

    There is immediate availability!

    This Position(s) offers a solid team dedicated to success, a competitive salary with bonus structure, malpractice insurance, medical insurance, 401K/IRA options and paid vacation. We offer annual paid time off with travel stipend so each of our doctors can go on a OneSight Mission.

    If you are interested in hearing more, please call me at 423-292-6312

    Torrey Carlson, O.D.

  • January 2020

    1/29/20 – Optometry Practice for Sale – Macomb, MI - Great opportunity for an optometric practice buyout in Macomb, MI. Well established practice in one of Michigan’s fastest growing communities over the last 10+ years. The practice occupies a 3900 sq. ft. in a free-standing building (next to a busy Walgreens and Chase Bank) with two fully equipped exam rooms and potential for more. Excellent equipment available in sale includes; (2) Marco 5100 automated phoroptors with compatible ARK and electronic lensmeter, Optos Daytona , Humphrey Matrix FDTvisual field analyzer, icare tonometer, Heine wireless BIO and more. Santinelli edger/blocker/finish lab also included in sale.

    Primary services of this practice include family optometric care from pediatrics to geriatrics. Tremendous potential for growth for a motivated individual, especially with an interest in VT, myopia management, dry eye and specialty contacts. Over 2500 comprehensive exams last year on 30 clinic hours/week and 38% contact lens patients. Currently no commercial competition within the township. Optical features over 800 stylish frame options with beautiful wood cabinetry. Seller is willing to assist with transition, and PLANS to stay on in a part-time capacity for at least 3-5 years. Perfect opportunity for new grad or someone tired of the commercial grind. For more info, contact [email protected] or call 586-242-7761. Absolutely NO calls to office please.

    1/27/20 – OD – Northwest, WA - Northwest Eye Surgeons is a premiere ophthalmic medical and surgical practice in the picturesque Pacific Northwest. As an Optometric Physician, we invite you to apply for a position as an important member of our Sequim physician team led by Matthew Niemeyer, MD. You will partner with an Ophthalmologist on coordinated diagnosis, treatment and management of medical, emergency, and peri-surgical patients for our Sequim Clinic located in Sequim, WA. Your responsibilities will include medical patient care, organizing and providing continuing education courses, shared on-call service, and opportunities to work closely and collaborate with our medical staff and the medical and optometric physician communities. We encourage our doctors to provide care at the highest level of licensure in our caring and professional environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefits.

    Established in 1986, Northwest Eye Surgeons has 6 locations and 4 state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery centers located throughout the stunning Northwest Puget Sound area.

    Our complex and diverse patient population requires a compassionate, flexible, team-orientated, and self-motivated individual with demonstrated clinical judgment and a willingness to continually learn.  For more information please contact Dayton Hughes at [email protected]

    1/20/20 – Optometrist – Toledo, OH - The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department seeks an Optometrist for our Mobile Vision Program, which provides comprehensive vision care to the underserved population, including school-aged children within the school setting and to adults on-site and within shelters.

    This is a contract position, working 1-3 days a week.  Days of the week are flexible but examinations will occur primarily between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  All equipment is provided, transported and set up for the Optometrist by qualified Opticians.  Opticians are also available for collecting parental consents and scheduling, completion of insurance activity and dispensing and fitting of eyewear.

    Responsibilities include diagnosing, managing and treating conditions and diseases of the eyes; documenting patient condition, diagnosis, treatment plan and follow-up care; and educating and counseling patients on eyewear.

    For all inquiries, please email [email protected]

    1/14/19 - Full-Time (and Fill-In) Optometrist opportunities in Green Bay, WI.  Midline Vision is seeking a full-time optometrist to work inside Target Optical in Green Bay, WI. The ideal candidate will be internally motivated to provide top-notch service, be highly dependable, have a sterling reputation with patients and co-workers, and enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun environment. Part-time and fill-in opportunities are also available for the right candidate(s).


    Practice Benefits: Professional optical and technician staff to facilitate efficient patient interactions, flexible scheduling and support from other optometrists, and an automated online appointment book and patient recall system. Other Benefits: Paid time off; professional development assistance; paid continuing education and license costs; retirement plan with employer match; discounts on vision care, glasses, and contact lenses.

    About the Team: Midline Vision owns and operates several optometry practice locations in key markets throughout Wisconsin. Our owners and 20+ dedicated team members have a fanatical commitment to patient satisfaction. Learn more about us at

    1/9/20 - Part-Time Associate – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - We are seeking a part-time associate to work at a relaxed and friendly practice with a fun, energetic team located in the heart of busy, trendy downtown Vancouver. 

    Competitive compensation with a generous daily minimum is guaranteed.  The position is available immediately for the right candidate.  Prime location.  New graduates are welcome to apply!

    For all inquiries, please email [email protected]

    1/8/19 – OD – Michigan - Medical OPTOMETRY Opening - A market-leading Michigan practice is searching for a medically oriented Optometrist to provide compassionate care to a growing patient population. Join a wonderful team of Ophthalmologists and Optometrists who work in a collegial, collaborative atmosphere and have an inspiring heart for missions.

    The Position - The incoming doctor will be given opportunities to practice full-scope medical optometry at 2 of our 4 locations. You’ll see patients released by the MDs; post-op and acute care patients, as well as new patients seeking expert, comprehensive eye exams. 

    You’ll receive fantastic support from our efficient and well-trained team of technicians, and young OD’s can collaborate with our approachable, seasoned staff. You will also receive a competitive compensation and bonus plan.

    The Area - This region of Michigan is a beautiful, family-friendly area with lots to see and do, and a multicultural population, wonderful schools, and an abundance of great nature-oriented activities close by. Ranked as the 23rd best city to live in the U.S. by 24/7 Wall Street!  You’ll treasure the tranquility of nearby Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago is within easy reach.

    Eye Care Missions - If you are interested in global eye care, you will absolutely love our practice. Many of the doctors and staff participate in international eye care trips.

    Our Mission Statement - Our mission statement is “To emulate Christ’s example of compassion, humility, and integrity in all relationships”. If our philosophy of care resonates with you and you’d like to learn more, please contact our recruiter at: [email protected]

    1/6/20 - Part-Time Associate – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - We are seeking a part-time associate to work at a relaxed and friendly practice with a fun, energetic team located in the heart of busy, trendy downtown Vancouver. 

    Competitive compensation with a generous daily minimum is guaranteed. The position is available immediately for the right candidate. Prime location. New graduates are welcome to apply!

    For all inquiries, please email [email protected]

  • December 2019

    We are recruiting professional, skilled and innovative Optometrists for our Des Moines (surrounding area) locations. We have comprehensive equipment to take care of your patients primary care needs. Our staff is trained to assist patients before and after they see the doctor, including support with preliminary testing and contact lens care. This is an excellent opportunity, with an extremely competitive guaranteed compensation for a New Grad or an experienced Optometrist. Our Benefits include:  excellent salary, paid time off, convenient practice hours, ability to focus on patient care, no billing, booking or staff management

    For more information, please contact:  Kami Kinney ABO, NCLEm, Operations Manager/Real Optics Inc., 515-556-2644, [email protected]

    12/13/19 – OD – Manistique, MI - The Optometrist, under the direction of the Chief Optometrist, is responsible for performing vision tests and analyzing results. The position is responsible for screening, diagnosis, and treatment of ocular disease and; determination of refractive conditions for spectacle correction and contact lens services; prescription of eyeglasses, contact lenses and medications.  The position is responsible for providing pre and post-operative care to patients undergoing eye surgery. The position is responsible for evaluating patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and referring patients to other healthcare providers as needed. The position is responsible for promoting eye health by counseling patients.

    1 year of previous experience employed as an Optometrist.

    Must have and maintain current Michigan Optometry License required.  DPA (Diagnostic Pharmaceutical Agents) Certification required.  TPA (Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents) Certification required.