Season 1

InfantSEE with Stephanie Parrish, OD

Stephanie Parrish, OD joins the podcast to give her insight on infant eyecare. Dr. Parrish is a national award recipient for the Dr. W. David Sullins Jr. InfantSEE Award and has performed hundreds of eye exams for infants under one year of age. She shares some of her exam lane tips and how to reach and treat this important patient segment.

In industry news Jimmy and Roya discuss new 0.38% Loteprednol Gel, the advantages of physical activity when it comes to glaucoma and new myopia guidline tools.


So You Want To Be a Business Owner? Dr. Neena Singhal James

Roya and Jimmy talk with special guest Dr. Neena Singhal James about her recent experience of becoming a practice owner.


Children and Screentime

Roya and Jimmy take talk about children and screentime as they introduce this month’s theme, pediatric eyecare. They also talk about dealing with late patients and some recent industry news.

Entrepreneurship and Social Media with Dr. Tanya Gill

Tanya Gill, OD joins Roya and Jimmy and shares her insights about entrepreneurship, branding, social media and the keys to growing a practice. Dr. Gill is the owner of Oakland Vision Center Optometry in Oakland, CA and graduated from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry in 1999. She was awarded America’s Finest Optical Retailer by Invision magazine in 2015 and has over 25K followers between her instagram accounts. In 2016, she founded We Love Eyes, a company that makes natural cleansing products for the eyes.


True Life: I'm Married to an OD

Roya and Jimmy are joined by their spouses for a special peak at the married side of the optometry life. You’ll hear some great tips on marketing, SEO and SEM as well as some funny stories about significant others.

Digital Marketing with Dr. William To

Dr. William To, a pediatric eye doctor in San Jose, CA better known online as #TheTravelingOD, joins Jimmy and Roya to talk about the intricacies of digital marketing.

Marketing Pep Talk – Chris Tracewell

Jimmy and Roya talk with Chris Tracewell, a marketing expert and owner of Morse Coding, about the basics of marketing your practice. They discuss how to get started with marketing, what types of advertising you should do and how to tackle social media.


Dry Eye Expert Dr. Scott Schachter

In this episode Roya and Jimmy go in depth with dry eye expert Dr. Scott Schachter about how to best approach dry eye and some of the different treatment options for the condition. They also discuss recent studies that reveal some interesting facts about those who struggle with dry eye.


Maintaining Your OD License

Jimmy and Roya discuss a few aspects of maintaining your OD license including the landscape for CE options. They also interview Valley Contax vice president Josh Adams and get an update on their recent Residency Summit. You’ll also hear some fun banter about gas light drivers and spirit animals.

Josh Adams, vice president of Valley Contax

Scleral Lens Controversies

Special guest Sheila Morrison OD, Chief of the Contact and Cornea Clinic at University of Houston College of Optometry, joins the podcast to give her insight on scleral lenses.