215 episodes

Try Not To Blink is a podcast about the ups and downs, ins and outs, news, tips and tricks of those who live the optometry lifestyle.

Try Not To Blink James Deom OD & Roya Habibi OD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 56 Ratings

Try Not To Blink is a podcast about the ups and downs, ins and outs, news, tips and tricks of those who live the optometry lifestyle.

    Committed & There's no Going Back

    Committed & There's no Going Back

    In this special episode Jimmy and Roya talk to Dr. Schornack from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota about her career, her research in scleral lenses and more...

    June is also scleral lens month at Try Not To Blink!  Jimmy and Roya will be giving out one last promo code to receive 15% off your next pair of scleral lenses. 

    There is also an awesome grand prize at the end of the month! Win a free Custom Stable fitting set with a free consultation with Dr. Bauer from Valley Contax.

    SOURCES
    Clip program from Valley Contax
    Dr. Muriel Schornack: Mayo Clinic
    Dr. Muriel Schornack: LinkedIn
    SCOPE Educators Survey
    The SCOPE Survey presented with NKCF

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Lots of Spirit, No Animal

    Lots of Spirit, No Animal

    In this  episode Jimmy and Roya talk to Dr. Steven Sorkin from Corneal Associates of New Jersey. He currently serves as President of the Essex County Optometric Society and is a  member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians. He is also a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society. 

    June is also scleral lens month at Try Not To Blink! In the next 3 episodes Jimmy and Roya will be giving out a promo code to receive 15% off your next pair of scleral lenses. 

    There is also an awesome grand prize at the end of the month! Win a free Custom Stable fitting set with a free consultation with Dr. Bauer from Valley Contax.

    SOURCES
    Dr. Steven Sorkin - LinkedIn
    Dr. Steven Sorkin - Corneal Associates of New Jersey
    Avellino Keratoconus Test
    Dalsey Adaptives
    Application & Removal Devices

    • 50 min
    Is It a Fit Issue or an Eye Issue?

    Is It a Fit Issue or an Eye Issue?

    In this special episode Jimmy and Roya talk to Bita Asghari, OD, FAAO, FSLS from Boston Sight about her background and how she fulfilled her American Dream though her optometric career.

    June is also scleral lens month at Try Not To Blink! In the next 3 episodes Jimmy and Roya will be giving out a promo code to receive 15% off your next pair of scleral lenses. You also get a chance to enter to win a free Custom Stable  fitting set as well as a free consultation with Dr. Bauer from Valley Contax.

    SOURCES
    Adam Cmejla 2020 Money Podcast
    Defocus Media Podcast
    Eye Code Media
    Dr. Bita Asghari: LinkedIn
    Dr. Bita Asghari: Boston Sight
    Dry Eye Foundation
    Dry Eye Foundation Dry Eye Happy Hour: Raising the Bar in Scleral Lens Patient Care
    Neurotrophic Keratitis + Oxervate
    bitaasghariod@gmail.com
    Dr. Bita Asghari: Instagram @cornealove

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Oh Baby, Sclerals!

    Oh Baby, Sclerals!

    In this special episode Jimmy and Roya finally get to catch up with the amazing Dr. Heidi Miller.

    June is also scleral lens month at Try Not To Blink! In the next 4 episodes Jimmy and Roya will be giving out a promo code to receive 15% off your next pair of scleral lenses. You also get a chance to enter to win a free Custom Stable  fitting set as well as a free consultation with Dr. Bauer from Valley Contax.

    SOURCES
    Dr. Heidi Miller, UC Davis Health
    Dr. Heidi Miller, LinkedIn
    Clark Newman: Billing and Coding
    GPLI Resources
    Eaglet
    Pentacam CSP
    Enter to win

    • 1 hr 1 min
    1 Star Reviews

    1 Star Reviews

    In this episode Jimmy and Roya talk about what it takes to travel abroad with pets, Johnny Depp's glasses, the upcoming Optometry's Meeting and the the use of breast milk eye drops.

    SOURCES
    Traveling internationally with pet
    Across the Pond
    Johnny Depp’s Court Glasses MOSCOT 
    Optometry’s Meeting
    Breast Milk Eye Drops

    • 54 min
    Complete Collarette Cure

    Complete Collarette Cure

    In this episode Jimmy and Roya talk about all the new treatments available to help treat or relieve different eye conditions such as the collarette, cataract, demodex and more...

    SOURCES
    C3-R-CXL
    Dr. Boxer Wachler
    COMING SOON New treatment for demodex blepharitis
    Tea tree harmful to MGD?
    Concomitant conditions present with demodex
    Weave

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

evanmsims ,

Great balance of content

As an incoming student at SCO, this podcast is the perfect balance of hearing others experience in the field of optometry, new advancements in the profession, and humor to keep you engaged!

dolphinfan428 ,

Eye enjoy this podcast 😉

As an optometry student I throughly enjoyed listening to this podcast during my commute. Can’t wait to see what the future holds for this podcast

JonnyBaseball66 ,

Great Variety

Impressive consistency with regular episodes, and a great variety of content from medical to eyecare business to lighter-hearted fun stuff. Awesome job!

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