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Cary, NC, United States, 2009/11/18 - Eye Care Associates, a leading multi-site practice offering comprehensive eye health care throughout the Triangle, Sandhills, Burlington and Wilmington, announce it has been named to the Triangle Business Journal’s top 50 growing companies - Ecanc.com.
Eye Care Associates, a leading multi-site practice offering comprehensive eye health care throughout the Triangle, Sandhills, Burlington and Wilmington, is proud to announce it has been named to the Triangle Business Journal’s top 50 fastest growing private companies. Every year, the Triangle Business Journal announces the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle based on an analysis of three-year revenue and profit metrics. Making its debut to the list, Eye Care Associates was ranked at number 35.
Eye Care Associates’ growth this year is best exemplified in its addition of two new offices: one in Burlington, which opened September 1, and another in Raleigh at Leesville Towne Center on Strickland Road, which opened in February; and, through the expansion of an already successful Brier Creek office, which almost doubled in size. In its responses for the “Fast 50 Award,” Eye Care Associates noted, in spite of a down economy, it improved revenue and profitability without sacrificing quality patient care or service, and that management is looking forward to the possibility of another three to four office openings or acquisitions in the next 12 months.
“We have built our practice upon a deep commitment to the needs of our patients, and it is an honor to be included on the Fast 50 list for these efforts,” said Dr. Stephen Bolick, Founder & CEO of Eye Care Associates. “By engaging our doctors and associates at all levels of the organization in strategic planning initiatives, we strive to do the things that change the world of eye health care.”
Receiving honors for its business practices and service is nothing new to Eye Care Associates. The September 18th edition of the Triangle Business Journal ranked Eye Care Associates as one of the top two large companies to work for in the Triangle as part of its annual “Best Places to Work” awards. This is the third consecutive year the practice made the list, and the first time it placed as a top three finalist. It was also the first year Eye Care Associates was entered in the large company category (151 workers or more), reflecting their continued growth.
Announced in Metro Magazine’s August/September edition, the publication’s readers named Eye Care Associates the “Best Eyecare Center,” awarding it with their coveted Standing Ovation award as part of its 2009 MetroBravo Awards. Competing businesses were located from the Triangle to the coast of North Carolina.
In August, as part of the Independent Weekly “Best of the Triangle” awards, readers named Eye Care Associates as the “Best Optometrist in the Triangle” and nominated the company as a finalist under the “Best Place to Buy Eyewear” category. Eye Care Associates topped multiple eye care and eyewear providers throughout the Triangle.
To learn more about Eye Care Associates offices, doctors or eye exam technologies, or to schedule an appointment, call (919) 863-2020 in the Triangle or toll-free (888) 863-2010.
About Eye Care Associates
Established in 1978 by Dr. Stephen Bolick, Eye Care Associates, O.D.P.A. (ecanc.com), is a multi-site optometric practice with 24 doctors. Eye Care Associates has been a market leader in the Triangle for more than three decades providing comprehensive eye exams, treatment for eye injuries, glaucoma and cataract care, distinctive eyewear, contact lenses, senior and pediatric vision care, and premium sunglasses. The practice has grown from a single office in Raleigh to a network of 18 locations found throughout the Triangle, Sandhills, in Wilmington and Burlington. Eye Care Associates proudly supports its local community through a variety of charitable outreach programs. Eye Care Associates also serves as the Official and Exclusive Eye Care Provider of the Carolina Hurricanes. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (919) 863-2020.