Try Not To Blink

Failed Boards?

Jimmy and Roya bring on three guests to talk about what it’s like when you fail boards and how to move past the experience and find success.

SOURCES
NBEO Pass Rate 2016-2017: https://optometriceducation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/NBEO-Pass-Rate-Report-2016-2017-FINAL-1.pdf
2017-2018: https://optometriceducation.org/national-board-of-examiners-in-optometry-yearly-performance-report/

Sunny Pearls

Jimmy and Roya share some of their pearls of wisdom about corneal ulcers, floaters, and sunglasses.

SOURCES
Knockarounds: https://knockaround.com/
Transitions: https://new.transitions.com/en-us/?gclid=CjwKCAjw7_rlBRBaEiwAc23rhqhKYmzemEcqgY1kZWw3h_L3St98MUkXw4lx6qOFPYKkDrw0cjuDSRoCiGEQAvD_BwE

I’m an OD, Now What?

Jimmy and Roya bring along guests Will To, Justin Bazan, Kirk Kaupke and John Nguyen to talk about the steps to take once you become an OD.

SOURCES
Stop Illegal CTLs: http://aoa.org/StopIllegalCLs
Young ODs of America: https://www.facebook.com/YoungODs4u/
How to handle a pink eye: https://modernod.com/articles/2019-mar/how-to-handle-pink-eye?c4src=article:infinite-scroll

Eye Create – Connor Smallwood

Connor Smallwood is a 4th year student at The Ohio State University College of Optometry and 2018 competitor in the Optometry Student Bowl. He joins Jimmy and Roya and talks about rotations, the future of optometry from a student perspective, what artificial intelligence in optometry might look like and more.

NOTES
TheTravelingOD: https://www.instagram.com/thetravelingOD/
Best Contact Lens: https://journals.lww.com/corneajrnl/Abstract/2019/05000/Evaluation_of_the_Ocular_Surface_in_Different.10.aspx
PresbiDrops: https://www.healio.com/optometry/optics/news/online/%7B0f365a82-35d6-4c83-9b6e-1f992730da2c%7D/orasis-ceo-describes-mechanism-behind-eye-drop-for-presbyopia
Ophthalmic Innovations Course @ Stanford University: http://med.stanford.edu/ophthalmology/education/ophthalmic_innovation_fellowship.html
Expert Opinion: https://expertopinion.md/
Concussion Corner: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/concussion-corner/id1341259918?mt=2

April Showers: Bibin Cherian

This month the focus is on students and to kick it off Roya and Jimmy are joined by incoming AOSA president Bibin Cherian.

SOURCES 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4975557/ 

$200 PRN REWARD: getprn.com

AOSA: https://theaosa.org/

Johnny Cupcakes: https://johnnycupcakes.com/

Optometry’s Meeting: http://www.optometrysmeeting.org/ 

 

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