292 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 Roya Habibi OD & Sheila Morrison OD

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 63 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.

    The Bennett Method

    The Bennett Method

    We are pleased to announce the launch of a three-part series on corneal GP lenses, beginning this week on "Try Not to Blink." Our first episode welcomes back the "GP Lens King" and esteemed guest Dr. Edward Bennett.In this episode, Dr. Bennett shares his knowledge on fitting GP lenses, including his top tips and best practices. Roya and Sheila will review his tips on troubleshooting issues with multifocal GP lenses, providing valuable insight for listeners. Additionally, Dr. Bennett will shar...

    • 54 min
    Overfilled With Lens Knowledge

    Overfilled With Lens Knowledge

    Join Roya and Sheila on the latest episode of Try Not To Blink as they welcome a special guest, Dr. Jason Jedlicka, a renowned expert in scleral lenses. Before introducing Dr. Jedlicka, Sheila shares her thoughts on her latest spectacle lens brand experience, providing an honest review for listeners.In this engaging episode, Dr. Jedlicka shares his expertise on scleral lenses, discussing the importance of attending industry events like the International Congress of Scleral Lenses (ICSC), and ...

    • 1 hr
    Historic & Modern Inspo to Scleral Lenses

    Historic & Modern Inspo to Scleral Lenses

    Welcome to the Try Not 2 Blink Podcast, where Roya and Sheila explore the latest developments and expert insights in contact lenses. In this episode, they dive into the world of bandage contact lenses, discussing their uses, FDA-approved options, and pearls for successful use. They also examine the latest technology in this area and address potential risks.Next, they introduce their guest, Dr. Kishan Patel, a rising star in contact lenses and resident at a prestigious institution. Dr. Patel s...

    • 54 min
    Debunking Eye Myths

    Debunking Eye Myths

    Welcome to Try Not 2 Blink, this week's show featuring Roya and Sheila. In this episode, they will discuss the neuro adaptation requirements for success with multifocal optics and why it is crucial to prepare patients for the process of their brain learning to adjust and utilize the new lenses.Roya emphasizes the importance of not reacting strongly to patients' feedback but instead building confidence in the patient to ensure a successful lens fit. In addition, Sheila and Roya will debunk com...

    • 52 min
    A Man of Many Hats Plays This Versus That

    A Man of Many Hats Plays This Versus That

    On the latest episode of Try Not 2 Blink, hosts Roya and Sheila delve into the topic of artificial tears and their efficacy. They share their recommended drops and explain the reasoning behind their choices, as well as present a study that sheds light on the subject.Later in the episode, Roya and Sheila have the pleasure of speaking with Dr. David Kading, a renowned figure in the field of optometry and a top 50 eye influencer of all time. Dr. Kading shares his career journey, highlighting key...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Starting Is The Hardest Part

    Starting Is The Hardest Part

    Join us today on Try Not 2 Blink as Roya and Sheila discuss effectively communicating with and de-escalating situations with angry patients. Roya shares her experience of trying to diffuse a situation with an upset patient in her office.Do you encounter frustrated patients dealing with the effects of dilation? Learn about the new dilation reversal drop, RYZUMVI, which has a quick onset of action in just 30 minutes. Don't miss the chance to discover more about this FDA-approved drop that can r...

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

AlexOD12 ,

Try Not 2 Miss

Love the podcast. Have been listening since the beginning. These two ODs don’t know me personally, but it’s like listening to two good friends. I listen on my drive to work and it gets my mind ready for the week. Love the podcast and hope it continues with you two for a long time.

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

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