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Welcome to WO Voices, a podcast series from Women In Optometry, featuring women ODs and others who talk about some aspect of practice, business, career choices, family, volunteer interests, leadership in the profession and more. WO Voices is a chance to share ideas within the WO community and beyond. It’s another platform to bring women’s voices in the profession to the fore. If you’d like to join us on a podcast episode, we’d love to hear from you.

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Welcome to WO Voices, a podcast series from Women In Optometry, featuring women ODs and others who talk about some aspect of practice, business, career choices, family, volunteer interests, leadership in the profession and more. WO Voices is a chance to share ideas within the WO community and beyond. It’s another platform to bring women’s voices in the profession to the fore. If you’d like to join us on a podcast episode, we’d love to hear from you.

    Ukti Vora: Patients Are Ready for Telehealth. Are You?

    Ukti Vora: Patients Are Ready for Telehealth. Are You?

    Ukti Vora, MBA, M. Optom, FAAO, is director of clinical affairs at Eyecare Live and the host of the Nerdy Optometrist podcast. She joins WO Voices to talk about the advances in telemedicine and what that might mean for optometry. As patients become more tech-savvy, they will expect their practitioners to accommodate more remote and hybrid visits. 
     

    • 22 min
    Dr. Ann Rhea Miller: Finding Your Marketing and Networking Support

    Dr. Ann Rhea Miller: Finding Your Marketing and Networking Support

    When Ann Rhea Miller, OD, opened Visual Eyes in Lima, Ohio, in 2014, she was bringing a former practice back to life and knew she needed practice management guidance to make it successful. “I knew optometry but I didn’t know anything about running a successful business. I wanted to join a community of successful mentors who could share their tips and strategies,” she says. Between Vision Source and support and programs from Elite vendors like Essilor, she continues to build her thriving practice. 

    • 18 min
    Dr. Wynde Ashman: How a 30-Day Challenge Impacted Habits

    Dr. Wynde Ashman: How a 30-Day Challenge Impacted Habits

    When Wynde Ashman, OD, of Family Vision Care in Muncie, Indiana, was asked to challenge herself to present Varilux progressive lenses to patients by name, she accepted it. The 30-day challenge changed some of her habits. hear how she's presenting this option to earlier-stage presbyopes and what it has done for patient loyalty and sales. 

    • 17 min
    Influencers in Health Care: Optometry Rising

    Influencers in Health Care: Optometry Rising

    Hear the panel discussion on how optometrists can help advance access to health care and the profession . This session, moderated by Dr. Dorothy Hitchmoth, joined by Dr. Kristen Brown, Dr. Maria Sampalis and Dr. Breanne McGhee, was recorded at the Women's Leadership Conference, held in conjunction with the American Academy of Optomery in Boston on Nov. 2, 2021. 
    Platinum sponsors of the conference were Alcon, Allergan, CooperVision and EssilorLuxottica. Supporting sponsors were RVL Pharmaceuticals, Tarsus and Zeiss. 

    • 21 min
    Dr. Melissa Bailey: Theia Award Acceptance

    Dr. Melissa Bailey: Theia Award Acceptance

    Melissa Bailey, OD, PhD, of The Ohio State University College of Optometry, received the Dr. Gertrude Stanton Innovation Award during the 6th annual Theia Awards of Excellence at the WO Women's Leadership Conference. Dr. Bailey thanks those who have inspired, mentored and stood by her for every new idea she has wanted to explore. 

    • 2 min
    Dr. Sherrol Reynolds: Theia Award Acceptance

    Dr. Sherrol Reynolds: Theia Award Acceptance

    Sherrol Reynolds, OD, FAAO, was honored with the Dr. D. Elva Cooper Leadership Award at the 6th annual Theia Awards of Excellence, presented during the WO Women's Leadership Conference in Boston on Nov. 2, 2021. Dr. Reynolds, who served two terms as president of the National Optometric Association, speaks here about how the COVID-19 pandemic experience shines a light on the disparities in the health care system. Hear her charge for the profession.

    • 3 min

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