Join us as we reveal the Top 10 optometry podcast episodes for eye care in 2023. Defocus Media is proud and grateful to remain the leading platform for optometry podcasts globally as the year draws to a close. In the constantly changing field of optometry, being ahead of the curve is essential, and Defocus Media assists you in exploring the exciting world of vision care.
However, Defocus Media is more than just clinical expertise; it’s also about people. Through a passion for storytelling, we delve into the human aspect of optometry, presenting compelling interviews with prominent professionals, thought-provoking patient stories, and discussions about the challenges and successes that define the optometric journey. Join us as we reveal the Top 10 Episodes of the Year, providing a retrospective of the most impactful moments and discussions that have influenced the optometry landscape.
2023 Top 10 Optometry Podcasts
#9: Eye Nutrition 101: Unveiling Essential Nutrients for Optimal Vision
Discover the power of nutrition in maintaining eye health with Dr. Rudrani Banik in an engaging podcast.
#8: 5 Powerful Strategies for Resilient Relationship Building with Talia Bruno
In this episode, Talia Bruno shares her insights on embracing risks and cultivating self-love as key drivers for success. She delves into personal experiences and strategies that highlight the transformative power of these principles in one’s journey to success.
#7: How to Deal with Contact Lens Complications
Join Drs. Darryl Glover, Brittany Rueff, Jeffrey Fardink, and Biviana Lie (Optometry Student) as they discuss how to handle contact lens complications.
#6: What is the Future of Eye Care? Good or Bad?
The future of eye care is expected to be influenced by various factors, such as technological advancements, evolving patient requirements, changes in healthcare systems, and on-demand healthcare. In this episode, Dr. Richard Edlow discusses some possible trends and developments that might shape the future of eye care.
#5: What is Sports Vision? Seeing Beyond 20/20 Vision with Dr. Keith Smithson
In this episode titled ‘Beyond 20/20,‘ Drs. Keith Smithson and Darryl Glover explore how elite athletes enhance their performance through advanced vision techniques. They discuss the accessibility of these methods for non-professionals, emphasizing that a pro contract isn’t necessary to benefit from them. The episode also covers concussion management, offering insights and strategies for both athletes and enthusiasts.
#4: What is Geographic Atrophy? Making the Invisible, Visible 👀
In this episode, Dr. Chris Lievens sits with two retinal experts, Drs. Jessica Haynes and Steven Ferrucci. They discuss geographic atrophy, covering the disease state, diagnosing with the Heidelberg Engineering SPECTRALIS OCT, and the importance of the doctor-patient relationship.
#3: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging is our Strength in Eye Care
Dr. Darryl Glover unveils Dr. Beverly Bianes inspiring journey in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in Eye Care. This episode highlights the significance of diversity in shaping the future of eye care, providing valuable insights for professionals and enthusiasts alike.
#2: Anwuli Eyewear By Dr. Nwamaka Ngoddy: Empowering Dreamers To Develop A Clear Vision
Becoming an eyewear designer is a creative and rewarding journey. Dr. Nwamaka Ngoddy, an optometrist and eyewear designer, discusses her Anwuli Eyewear journey on the podcast. She emphasizes that success in this field requires a blend of artistic talent, technical skills, and business savvy.
#1: Being Spectacular in Eyewear
Our top podcast episode of the year features Wendy Buchanan, an acclaimed Eyewear Image Expert and finalist for the 2022 “International Optician of the Year” award. Wendy shares her journey of blending optical and image training to establish a unique mobile eyewear boutique. She discusses her 5 Spec Style personalities that have been crucial in thriving through multi-pair sales and talks about the Be Spectacular Sales methodology, a tool she now shares globally with eye care professionals to enhance their business growth.