currently active podcasts
The 20/20 Podcast
Dr. Harbir Sian is an award-winning optometrist based in Vancouver, Canada. In The 20/20, Dr. Sian interviews guests from various backgrounds and industries to share their struggles and successes. Through conversations with these guests, Canada’s #1 optometry podcast brings clarity to business, entrepreneurship, and eyecare. Dr. Sian also shares his personal experiences through his shorter Eye2Eye segment. In these short episodes, Dr. Sian opens up and provides a vulnerable look into the challenges he has faced (and overcome) in his personal and professional life.
As Seen From Here
Josh Young, M.D., professor of ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, wants you to be well read. That’s the primary mission of his weekly podcast, As Seen From Here, sponsored by the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).
Defocus Media is run by two successful Millennial optometrists and social media entrepreneurs, Dr. Jennifer Lyerly and Dr. Darryl Glover. They have proven track records of successfully engaging online readers and followers. Defocus Media provides eyecare professionals with the latest in optometric industry news, eyewear trends and discussions of the hottest topics in the eyecare profession.
Eyes on Success
A weekly, half hour radio show / podcast covering a wide variety of topics of interest to the visually impaired.
An independent optometry podcast that champions representation. Guests are seen and celebrated in all their color and complexity. It’s hosted by Dr. Damaris Raymondi, a proud optometrist who is passionate about ending preventable vision loss by spreading eye health awareness in English and en Español. She and her guests offer honest truths and insight into what a career in healthcare can look like in her listeners’ future.
The Podcast for Wizards of Eyes. Experience the essence of eyecare’s future, today. Listen, watch, and peruse the thoughts of independent eyecare leaders — We call them Wizards. You will know some of them, but most travel under the radar, until now. Elevate your personal and business knowledge to achieve Next-Level-Wizard Status. Join us on this journey to become an Eyetrepreneur.
A podcast series hosted by four optometrists delivering knowledge and insight into the optometry world across Canada and the U.S. Subscribe and join us every week while we share info, tips and interviews with all bad-ass optometrists across the continent.
Editor-in-Chief, Dee Carroll, interviews industry experts on a wide variety of topics.
Keepin’ it O.D.
Keepin’ it O.D. is a podcast dedicated to preparing Pre-Optometry students for their professional journey. Karin, the host, shares her personal experience and tips on how to land an interview and get accepted into your dream Optometry school. The podcast also features various admissions committee members and practicing Optometrists that share their insights and provide listeners with resources to enrich their pre-optometric experience and help them become successful Optometrists.
Whether you are an optometrist by accident or by choice, this podcast channel is meant for you. My struggle from India to USA inspired me to start this podcast channel for all the optometry enthusiast out there. It has a group of speakers who share their real life experiences and important takeaway messages that will help you better understand the opportunities in the eye care profession around the world.
New York Eye Doc
Musings, thoughts, public health, being latina, and just in general all about my life through the lens of being an optometrist.
Open Your Eyes
Podwinks taken from various episodes of the Open Your Eyes Podcast with Dr. Kerry Gelb.
OWA Talks Podcast
Monthly chats featuring influential optical leaders sharing their insights and stories on trending topics that matter.
The Optical Journal Podcast
Please give a listen and feel free to comment on what you would like us to discuss and even with whom. This is a project we have been considering for some time and we hope with your help to make it better, more fun and more useful for eyecare professionals everywhere.
Dr. Scott Jens is helping practitioners rethink their assumptions on critical decisions that can have long-lasting effects on their practice and business health.
The Power Hour
The Power Hour is optometry’s ONLY live talk radio show! Tune in every Wednesday at 9 PM ET and stay plugged into what’s new and important for successful OD’s to know about! Previously aired episodes also available online.
Running an independent eye care practice and business is hard work. PECAA understands the challenges you face and provides the tools and insights you need to run your business with ease. Join the Practice Advantage podcast, as we interview experts from within the eye care industry and beyond, providing actionable tips and strategies with each episode to make your practice and business more successful.
A podcast about the ups and downs, ins and outs, news, tips and tricks of those who live the optometry lifestyle.
Women in Optometry Voices
WO Voices, a podcast series from Women In Optometry, featuring women ODs and others who talk about some aspect of practice, business, career choices, family, volunteer interests, leadership in the profession and more. WO Voices is a chance to share ideas within the WO community and beyond. It’s another platform to bring women’s voices in the profession to the fore.
inactive but archived podcasts
Blindspots This podcast will not only discuss my revealed blindspots, it will be a platform for all of us to reveal our blindspots in order to open each other’s minds and collaborate intensely so as to uncover our great wisdom and find real truths in business and life. Are your blindspots limiting your potential?
Corporate Optometry Provides valuable insight on strategies in corporate optometry beyond clinical and practice management. Whether you are an established OD, new graduate in optometry or optometry student, this podcast will give you a flavor for what is to come in future podcasts.
Optoturban Podcast During his time at the University of California – Irvine, Jasdeep majored in Public Health and spent two years as President of the Sikh Student Association. His classes cultivated his interest in healthcare while his extracurriculars developed his enthusiasm for marketing and sales. After honing his skills as an Account Executive at Konica Minolta, he decided to attend Optometry school and combine his two passions into one career.
Review of Optometric Business Podcast Review of Optometric Business is an online publication designed to provide the optometrist with a tool set to manage and grow the practice as a business.
Specs Appeal with Maddie and Steph Two opticians conquer challenges opticians and optical staff face in a funny and conversational way. Join us as we have conversations about our time as opticians and what we see as reps going on at the offices we visit.
If you know if any other podcasts not included on this list, let me know here so I can get it added!