Why Join The EyeTrust Network

About our Collaborative Community

  • The network includes owners and associates of successful eye care practices
  • All eyeTrust Network members’ staff are welcome to collaborate and participate in ETN activities
  • The membership is by invitation only and will consists of employed, corporate and independent optometrists, opticians and ophthalmologists that want more for their practices and personal success
  • The network will strive to assess, implement and measure the efficacy of new technologies, business processes and marketing strategies for the betterment of the network practices
  • We have a vision to provide excellence in vision care and remarkable patient experiences
  • We have a vision to provide eye care in an environment that everyone trusts and loves
  • We have a vision to build a professional network on behalf of the participating eye care professionals to ensure a regulated and collaborative environment where we can all improve, prosper and grow

Top 10 Reasons Why to Join:

  • 1. EyeTrust Network operates as a not-for-profit organization and as such, fees are only required to develop and implement the needs and wants of the membership.
  • 2. 100% of all negotiated discounts and savings that are derived from member purchases go back to the member. All discounts go back to individual practices.
  • 3. EyeTrust Network books will always be open to the membership for review and feedback. “Transparency of leadership and finances is key for our community.” – Dr. Linda Tse
  • 4. Collaboration with experienced eye care professionals for development and growth. “We believe in inspiring you, especially the next generation of eye care providers.” – Dr. Vi Tu Banh
  • 5. Our unique infrastructure, operations, and core values helps us build a collaborative community.
  • 6. Our events helps bring us together. “We offer exciting and fun gatherings to encourage creativity because we understand that together, we can make a difference.” – Taylor Chung
  • 7. All transactions will be done directly between the vendor and member. This guarantees you get the discounts directly back into your pockets. “Groups that do consolidated billing will charge you for their services and it will be difficult for you to track your expenses to make sure you’re getting the correct discounts. It is just as easy to work directly with the vendor where you can see discounts applied. A bit more book keeping, but overall you can learn and save a lot more.” – Dr. Joseph Elmalem
  • 8. Ultimate goal is to help eye care professionals gain profitability and success by providing volume buying, education and social network solutions. “These 3 goals can help us compete in this ever changing eye care industry.” – Dr. Mayur Desai
  • 9. Opportunity to co-brand with the eyeTrust Network and implement strategic marketing initiatives.
  • 10. Only $600 per year! “This is a deal and a half!” – Dr. Nish Rajani. Fees may be adjusted as required based on the needs and wants of the membership. “For such a low membership fee, we know that our clinics will get a return within the first couple of months” – Dr. Archie Chung

EyeTrust Network Benefits:

  • Not for Profit. Our mission is to build a true collaborative.

  • 100% of all negotiated discounts derived from member purchases go back to the member. ETN will not participate in the accounting relationship or data collection between the member and our vendor partners.

  • We do not receive any monetary compensation from any purchases or financial gain with vendors or member purchases. All sponsorships go back to member through education or social network initiatives.

  • ETN members maintain complete autonomy over purchasing decisions. You can choose which vendors to deal with and work with them directly to foster more trustworthy and better relationships. You can also choose to pay by credit card or any other convenient payment methods.

  • ETN will strategize and assess mutually beneficial business platforms with our vendor partners. ETN will strive to assess, implement and measure the efficacy of new technologies, business processes and marketing strategies for the betterment of the network members.

  • Transparent. ETN and Vendor partners will be transparent with benefits on your statements or programs. Vendor partners can let you know exactly how much you can benefit, earn and save with us. Also, ETN financial documents will always be available to the membership for review.

  • Collaborative. We will support your ideas and be collaborative to meet the needs of the membership. Collaboration with experienced eye care professionals can help your development and growth. Together, we can make a difference.

  • Our unique infrastructure, operations, and core values helps us build a collaborative community. Ultimate goal is to help eye care professionals gain profitability and success. You have the opportunity to collaborate with the eyeTrust Network and implement strategic marketing initiatives. Also, our educational and social events can help bring us together as friends and colleagues.

  • Low annual membership fee of $600 + hst. No additional cost for members who have multi locations. No monthly recurring fees, just 1 flat annual fee. Membership Fees are required to develop and implement the needs and wants of the membership.

EyeTrust Network Pillars:

Volume Buying

We find the right partners for our members to help grow, benefit and save from the following products and services. Our goals are to negotiate the best savings in the eye care industry and help improve the direct relationships between your business and preferred vendor partners.

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  • Contact Lenses
  • Ophthalmic Lenses
  • Eyewear
  • Sunglasses & Specialty Eyewear
  • Lab & Optical Supplies
  • Equipment & Eyecare products
  • Office Solutions
  • Business Solutions

Education

We collaborate with partners to build educational resources for our members to learn, prosper and grow. Events are free and can include CE credits. We are constantly building our platform to help train ECPs and their staff to be more knowledgeable, skilled and experienced.

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  • Eye Care – Optometry, Optical
  • Practice Management
  • Patient Retention
  • Reputation Management
  • Business Knowledge:
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Business Development
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Technology & Innovation

Social Network

We foster relationships by being a collaborative community for our members and partners. Trust is our biggest value and improving direct relationships instead of a third party buying group intervening is the greatest benefit. We want to help facilitate and less dictate.

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  • CE Events
  • Private WhatsApp Group
  • Private Google Group
  • Social Dinners
  • Networking Events
  • Social Outings
  • Meetups
  • Collaborative Community

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Membership Packages

STUDENTS

Optometry, Opticianry, and Optometric Assistants

$ FREE
  • Networking
  • Event Invites
  • Job Opportunities
  • Mentorship
  • Knowledge

STARTER

Best Value Membership

$ 600 Yearly
  • Vendor Discounts
  • Networking & Event Invites
  • Knowledge & Collaboration
  • Practice Management
  • Marketing & Patient Retention
  • Education & Social Network
  • Membership Guarantee
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COLLABORATE

1 to 1 discussion to learn more about:

$ Priceless
  • Vendor Discounts
  • Membership Fee & Benefits
  • Mission, Vision, & Core Values
  • Organizational Structure
  • Who We Are

Why Join The EyeTrust Network?

  • Trustworthy Collaborative
  • Best Savings in Industry
  • Complete Autonomy
  • Not for Profit

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