Defocus Media

Defocus Media

Latest Episodes

Optometry Podcast: Multicultural Matters with Dr. Diana Canto-Sims and Sydney Madrigal
October 14, 2019

This podcast was produced in partnership with Transitions Optical. “We live in a world now where it’s all a big melting pot,” Dr. Darryl Glover states at the beginning of this podcast. “It’s all different flavors; all different backgrounds.

ODs on Facebook Podcast: Disruption in Eyecare
October 11, 2019

We are excited to be launching the first episode of the ODs on Facebook Podcast. The goal of the ODs on Facebook Podcast is to highlight the most interesting topics in eyecare and spark thoughtful discussions around these topics.

Lunch Date with Rachel and Kate Episode 35: Break the Silence of Relationship Violence
October 10, 2019

Breaking the Silence about Relationship Violence October is domestic violence awareness month. While domestic violence occurs all year, sometimes we need to stop once a year and remember our role in stopping relationship violence.

Optoturban Podcast: Stereotypes – Race, Religion, and Culture in Clinical Settings
October 09, 2019

Background Student-doctor Jasdeep Singh Soni and Dr. Jeff Kegarise discuss their academic and professional backgrounds. Born and raised in Southern California, Jasdeep went to UC Irvine for undergrad and attends AZCOPT for optometry school.

Defocus Media: What You Need to Know About the Science of Photochromic Lens Technology
October 07, 2019

With the launch of Transitions® Signature® GEN 8™ this past July, it’s the perfect time to explore the technological advances in photochromic lenses and what makes this new lens so different. Our podcast guests are Catherine Rauscher,

Primary Eye Guys Episode 31: Applying to Optometry Schools with Eyelias_
October 06, 2019

This week we chat with soon to be optometry student, Mariam Elias. Mariam walks us through the process of applying to optometry school in the United States. From applications to interviews, here is everything you need to know about applying to OD schoo...

Defocus Media Optometry Podcast: Building an E-Commerce Store with Dr. Claudine Courey
September 23, 2019

Want to learn more about building your own dry eye retail business, whether it’s on your practice website or in office? You can contact Dr. Courey via Instagram at @eyedropshop or via email at

Primary Eye Guys Episode 30: Wannabe Optom
September 22, 2019

This week we talk study habits, tricks and timelines with Millie: the creator of @wannabeoptom. Millie is a long time friend of the show and prominent on the eye-care social media scene. We also find time to talk about her time studying in Cardiff this...

Lunch Date with Rachel and Kate Episode 34: The Joy of Fall
September 20, 2019

Never fear, Fall is here! Well, in like a few days anyways. It was time we took a second and recognized how wonderful our world is, and the greatness of fall. In normal Lunch Date fashion, there is still controversy and drama.

Optoturban Podcast: Defocus Media Welcomes Student Doctor, Jasdeep Singh Soni
September 16, 2019

On the first Optoturban podcast, Dr. Darryl Glover and Dr. Jennifer Lyerly caught up with student doctor Jasdeep Singh Soni from Midwestern University (Arizona College of Optometry – AZCOPT). He discusses his decision to attend optometry school,