As the race to the bottom has proven, price-cutting is not the route to jump-starting eye surgery volumes. For the majority who could benefit from laser eye surgery, even the lowest-price inducements of £399/eye are insufficient. No, the price objection is a superficial smokescreen that often masks a deeper objection - fear. Overcoming the fear objection, therefore, is one of the most important jobs for anyone offering laser refractive surgery. In this post, I write how using the hero's journey in patient stories can help people overcome their fear of surgery.
In this post, we share our top "lessons learned" after writing our first book - How to Grow Your Practice with Presbyopic Patients. If you've ever contemplated writing a book of your own, read our tips to help you get started, and most importantly, finish that book inside of you.In 2017, ZEISS commissioned us to write a book aimed at summarising everything we know about what we do best - growing medical businesses - and apply it to their most recent innovation - PRESBYOND Blended Laser Vision - or LASIK for people who wear reading glasses.We've wanted to write a book for a long time. We even had about 70,000 words written as a draft that we'd been slowly working on for years. However, it took a customer (ZEISS) to prompt us to finish it, and for that, we're genuinely grateful.If you want a copy of our book, you can get it in this post but first, let's get started by answering the question - why should you write a book at all?