Dare to be Different Podcast features movers and shakers in the optometry space!
Dare to Be Different | Dr. Bethany Fishbein
54:46In this episode, we go "big picture" with the CEO of The Power Practice, Dr. Bethany Fishbein. We talk goals, lifestyle design and getting the most out of your practice. Dr. Fishbein has had extensive experience with practice owners at all levels, and her insight into useful strategies is truly valuable.
Dare To Be Different: Dr. Kerry Gleb
44:29Dr. Gelb discusses how his practice, within LensCrafters, allowed him to fulfill his mission to provide patients with state-of-the-art vision care. He envisioned and helped produce the full-length documentary, Open Your Eyes. The film delivers the resounding message that the eye holds the secrets to our hidden health. He also hosts a podcast that interviews key opinion leaders within the health industry, aimed to educate patients and professionals on the role optometry plays in preserving patient’s overall health. His insight into leadership is thought provoking.
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Dr. Cheryl Chapman, Incoming President of the AAOMC - Dare to be Different
42:35Dr. Cheryl Chapman describes how she transformed a small office, into a thriving, multi-disciplinary practice. She discusses how she designed her practice to fulfill her professionally and personally. Cheryl attended her first Vision by Design symposium in 2016 and is the incoming president of the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control! Her interview reveals the minded needed to realize her goals, while raising 6 children!
Dare to Be Different | Stephanie Woo Talks Courage
51:04Over the past 10+ years, Dr. Woo has learned how to lead and operate optometry clinics at the highest level. She has also incorporated specialty contact lenses into practice and perfected a streamlined system to manage scleral lens patients with maximum efficiency and profitability. Using this experience, Dr. Woo is committed to helping you achieve your personal and career goals!
Dare to be Different | Gary Gerber Talks About His Career and Purpose: Giving Children Better Vision for Life.
53:57Gary Gerber embodies the dare to different mindset. In this episode, we discuss three main phases in his professional career: private practice, optometry consultant, and his most recent achievement, Treehouse Eyes, for one simple purpose: give children better vision for life. The commonality among all three endeavors is his unparalleled ability to integrate ideas from outside our profession, into each successful business.
Dr. Shefali Miglani talks building a business based on myopia management
54:33Dr. Shefali Miglani dared to be different. She had the foresight and courage to expand her office to help incorporate a myopia management clinic. Facing reduced reimbursements, she systematically dropped vision plans, to better focus on specialty care. Her success motivated her to develop “HOOT Myopia Care” to help parents and practitioners better manage myopia in children. Her interview is enlightening and inspiring.
Dr. Cary Herzberg, Founder of the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control, talks Specialization
35:31The term dared to be different is defined by Dr. Herzberg’s path in optometry, spanning 50 years! He’s founder of the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control and the current president of the International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control. In today’s episode, he describes the source of his passion and his insight on the future of myopia management. His insight and direction is inspiring!
Meet Miki Lyn Zilnicki, OD, FCOVD (formally D’Angelo). Dare to be Different
46:48Dr. Miki Zilnicki dared to be different by opening up her specialty practice, 1 years out of her residency….in vision therapy and practice management! Miki shares her motivation and the hurdles she overcame, as a mother and practice owner, to achieve practice and personal fulfillment.
Do you "Do it All" or "Do it Best?" Dr. Cho talks about life-changing decisions he's made for his practice. Dare to Be Different.
37:35Dr. Cho has a practice devoted to myopia management, Ortho K Specialty, after attending Vision by Design and SuperChargeYourPracticeTM workshops. He’s been featured on several episodes of the PBS series, “Asian America,” discussing the side effects of myopia on Asian students. Dr. Cho received his both Doctorate of Optometry and Masters of Vision Science at the SUNY College of Optometry. He later completed his residency in Pediatric Vision. He has published papers in research When not in the office, Dr. Cho loves spending time with his wife Mary and two active children: Evan and Audrey. He enjoys watching his son’s hockey team and traveling with his family.