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We assist in providing eyecare professionals with the latest in optometric industry news, eyewear trends and discussions of the hottest topics in the eyecare profession. Welcome to the Defocus Media Podcast Channel.
||Lunch Date with Rachel and Kate Episode 20: #EyeWill||Welcome to 2019!! The anticipation of how the coming days will change you is exciting and a tad bit overwhelming. Rachel and Kate have decided to pink a single word to focus the next year around. So come tune in and pick a word that will challenge you,.||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||The OpTranslate Podcast Turkish: Slit Lamp & DFE||Turkish – Episode 5 – Slit Lamp & DFE Content by Ocular Media Our fifth installment of the Turkish eye exam features language lessons for slit lamp evaluation, tonometry, and dilation procedure.||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Corporate Optometry Nation: Let’s Talk Instagram for Eyecare with Dr. Sandi Eveleth||Corporate Optometry Nation interviews Dr. Sandi Eveleth again after popular demand! This podcast we talk about how you can grow your business with Instagram. Instagram has become very popular among the younger generation.||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Optometry Podcast: Carissa Dunphy Talks Optician Now||Optometrists and opticians: perhaps there’s no greater partnership in patient care! As ODs, we depend on opticians to help educate our patients about the best optical technology to help get them seeing with the same clarity as they did behind the phor||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Optometry Podcast: Myopia Management with Dr. Ryan Parker||Have you taken a moment to really sit down and think about myopia? Studies show 42% of the US population is myopic; up from 25% since 1971. In Asian countries, the condition is even more prevalent with up to 90% of school age children being near sighte.||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||The OpTranslate Podcast Turkish: Refraction||Turkish – Episode 4 – Refraction Content by Ocular Media This week the OpTranslate Podcast covers refraction! This section features retinoscopy, subjective refraction, range of clear vision testing, and PD measurement.||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||STRATEGIES FOR INCREASING YOUR DAILIES® PRESCRIPTIONS||Thank you to Alcon for supporting this podcast and the optometric profession as a whole. Dr. Amanda Nanasy and Dr. Jennifer Lyerly were both compensated for their participation in this podcast. Optometrists have never had better technology for enhancin.||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Optometry Podcast: 2018 Wrap up with Dr. Jackie Garlich||If your New Year’s Resolution in 2019 is to do a better job staying up to date with what’s going on in optometry, then Dr. Jaclyn Garlich has you covered. Her weekly email subscription, 20/20 Glance is a perfectly consumable snapshot of the bigges||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||The OpTranslate Podcast Turkish: Entrance Testing||Turkish – Episode 3 – Entrance Testing Content by Ocular Media Our third weekly Turkish lesson teaches you how to measure visual acuity, perform cover test, confrontation fields, EOMs, pupils, color vision, stereo, and keratometry.||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||The OpTranslate Podcast Turkish: Medical Case History||Turkish – Episode 2 – Medical Case History Content by Ocular Media The second lesson of our weekly series teaches you medical case history for a comprehensive eye exam in Turkish. Learn how to ask patients about their medications, allergies,||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Optometry Podcast: Private Equity with Dr. Brian Chou||There’s no doubt that private equity is becoming a major force in the optometric landscape. But why has there been such a large influx of private equity money in our field? We sat down with Dr. Brian Chou to review the optometric landscape and his ins||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Corporate Optometry Nation: Dr. Ono Discusses AOA Membership||Corporate Optometry Nation interviews Dr. Curtis Ono. Dr. Ono is the Chair for Affiliate Relations and Membership Executive Committee of the AOA, Chair- Membership Development Committee, Immediate Past-President and Washington State Director.||12/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lunch Date with Rachel and Kate Episode 19: Celebrating Accomplishments of Women in 2018||Time Magazine called 2018 the year of the woman. So, we decided to celebrate! We went through the Internet and Instagram, Facebook, and anywhere we could find a woman doing something great. We celebrated women in politics getting elected,||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The OpTranslate Podcast Turkish: Basic & Visual Case History||Turkish – Episode 1 – Basic & Visual Case History Presented by Ocular Media The first language lesson episode of our weekly series teaches you basic and visual case history for a comprehensive eye exam in Turkish. We cover basic greetings,||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Corporate Optometry Nation: Nationwide Vision with Dr. Richard Marrotte||Corporate Optometry Nation podcast interviews Dr. Marrotte. Dr. Richard Marrotte from Nationwide Vision discusses the benefits of working with Nationwide Vision. The medical model focus and how ODs can be employed and sublease. Currently,||12/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lunch Date with Rachel and Kate Episode 18: Mental Health Tips for Boards||Twas one week till NBEO Boards Part 2, and all through the land 4th-year students were diligently studying, even the mouse. All their studying materials were collected with care, in hopes of passing and the questions be fair.||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Optometry Podcast: Spinoza Eyewear||Vision Expo West is a great opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and catch up on what’s going on in the world of optometry and optical! This past September, we sat down with friend of the pod and previous guest, Dr.||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Optometry Podcast: Difference Maker Mr. Paul O’Rourke||Every 5 seconds, someone in the world goes blind. This sobering statistic from the World Health Organization underscores how underserved the eyecare needs of our global community truly are. An estimated 35 million people are blind worldwide,||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Corporate Optometry Nation: Life & Disablity Insurance with Samuel Waxman||--||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lunch Date with Rachel and Kate Episode 17: Im-PASTA Syndrome||You finally did it! You did the thing and accomplished the goals! Congrats! But that voice in the back of your head says, “yeah, you did it but they are going to figure you out soon.” You may feel like you are an imposter living a life of someone wh||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love having a professional, informative, and fun eyecare-based podcast to add to my normal podcast rotation! I’ve especially enjoyed the R&K Lunch Date series and the Dry Eye Divas!
Quality info for the optometric field!
Great contributors to the Optometry community
Drs Lyerly and Glover have done a great job providing a quality podcast. It’s informative, interesting, and varied. They are surely enhancing the education and strength of the Optometry community and were a pleasure to work with.