LivseySolar contributes Editorial Spotlight article to Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe

We’re delighted that the editors of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today (Europe) asked Rod Solar to contribute an article entitled “Marketing for All Practice Sizes” for their March 2016 issue:

Marketing for All Practice Sizes

Small and large businesses can flourish by playing to their individual strengths

solar_rod_bwThe competition. This phrase is always on the lips and minds of cataract and refractive surgeons. Competing practices’ pricing, service offerings, Google advertisements, and customer perks are all scrutinized. Yet most health care businesses get the whole concept of competition wrong.

Many surgeons who lead practices worry about competing with larger players. Most medical practices, however, are micro or small businesses. For them, a competitor is simply another product that a prospective customer might purchase instead of their services to fill the same emotional need. Generally, if potential patients are interested in the types of offerings a practice provides—the values, services, and quality—they will also be drawn to other businesses that have a similar feel. After more than 15 years of marketing experience with LiveseySolar Practice Builders, our research suggests that if a smaller practice chooses a niche in which to compete, many consumers will not compare that practice to larger players. Instead, they will compare it to other practices within that same niche… (Read more)

Read the full article on the Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today site. You can download the PDF version here: Marketing for All Practice Sizes – March 2016 – CRST Europe – PDF

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Rod Solar

Founder & Fractional CMO

Rod co-founded LiveseySolar and acts as a Fractional CMO for our customers. He’s on a mission to help transform the lives of 10,000 people with vision correction surgery by 2024. To achieve that, he inspires his customers to make confident decisions that will help 50,000 people take the first step towards vision correction.

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LiveseySolar completely transformed the way we were approaching this… We’ve gone from having just the dream of having a practice to having a practice up and running with people making inquiries and booking for procedures… It’s extremely pleasing. We feel lucky we connected with LiveseySolar.

— Dr Matthew Russell, MBChB, FRANZCO, specialist ophthalmic surgeon and founder of VSON and OKKO

Laura Livesey

Founder & CEO

Laura Livesey is the co-founder & CEO of LiveseySolar. She has developed powerful refractive surgery marketing systems that increase patient volumes and profits for doctors, clinics, and hospitals, since 1997.

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Rod and Laura know as much about marketing surgery to patients as I know about performing it. They are an expert in the field of laser eye surgery marketing. They know this industry inside out. I believe that they could help many companies in a variety of areas including marketing materials, sales training and marketing support for doctors.

— Prof. Dan Reinstein, MD MA FRSC DABO, founder of the London Vision Clinic, UK