The Power Hour

Dr. Janelle Davison talks about how responding to her patients' needs led her to create a spa within her practice.

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Our guests Dr. Amie Gisbert and Dr. Tim Lynch talk about why service is such a high priority for them and how they give the gift of sight to others.



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Adam Cmejla, certified financial planner and founder of Integrated Planning & Wealth Management, LLC talks about how to plan your practice to serve your personal financial goals.

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Hear from Jennifer Hudye, Founder and CEO of  Conscious Copy, about how to create your own Vivid Vision and set yourself up for future success.

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A conversation with Salus resident Dr. Anthony Boyd about finding his passion for optometry.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Visible Genomics, is on a mission to arm you with critical information that helps you and your patients look into the future.  Learn more about DNA Testing for Macular Degeneration from Dr. Barry Eiden.
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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Aaron Neufeld, the founder of ODs on Finance, talks about the importance of financial education to further the profession of optometry and help optometrists achieve financial freedom.
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Dr. Viktoria Davis, a Power Practice consultant, and the brains behind our Power Audit, talks about how to minimize audit risk and maximize reimbursement by ethical and accurate coding and billing.

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In this episode, Ken Jorgenson of Carr Realty discusses important things to consider when leasing or buying a space for your practice.  Going into a real estate transaction armed with knowledge can save you tens of thousands of dollars!

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Dr. Thanh Mai and Dr. Prapti Chandrani talk about virtual assistants and how they fit into their practices.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:23am EDT

Dr. Bethany Fishbein, CEO of the Power Practice, talks to Dr. Carly Rose about decision making and what could be holding you back.  

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Drs. Thanh Mai and Valerie Lam discuss what it takes to have a thriving myopia management practice. The doctors talk about the importance of “not dabbling”; creating a strong brand; and ensuring staff culture and commitment, technology, and processes in order to succeed. With the rapidly growing myopia epidemic, now is a great time to add this specialty to your practice.


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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Were Gary's predictions for 2021 correct?  Listen to this previous episode from January 6th to find out.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Daniel Rostenne from EyeCarePro goes all in on online marketing on this week's Power Hour.
Get ready to learn about strategy, Google Ads, social media, and more. Daniel explains why ODs need to market their practices and how to ensure ROI on their efforts.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Think back to Vision Expo - March 2018, Jacob Javitz Convention Center, New York City.   This week we are time traveling to 2018 to listen to Power Hour Live at Expo, what's changed since then and how has the pandemic helped you adapt to that change and become a better practice owner.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Join LandrumHR General Counsel, Amie Remington, as she discusses hot topics affecting employers today, including the effects of the executive orders that President Biden has signed, how the transition to the Biden Administration will affect employers and the workplace, and the state of the workforce.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Angela Eastman from Pacific Apex Law Group, LLP joins Dr. April Jasper this week on the Power Hour. Angela is a health law and regulatory compliance attorney providing counsel and advice to healthcare providers. During this week’s episode, we will discuss interviewing, hiring, and managing employees. Specific topics of discussion include how to ask legally appropriate interview questions, checking applicant references and providing employee references, worker classification, disciplinary action, and termination. To find out more about Angela and the legal services that she offers, please You may reach Angela by email at or by calling 888-607-8718.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

Check out Dr. Scott Jens, and Dr. Ali Khoshnevis from ClinicCover on the Power Hour with Dr. April Jasper. They discuss the emerging eyecare gig economy and how social values are changing the way optometrists work. Hear all about new and developing work trends for OD's, and the movement to work life balance for doctors.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:30pm EDT

Optometry's most watched weekly podcast recorded live from West Palm Beach, Florida with Dr. April Jasper and David Jasper. In this episode join us with special guest Dr. Tsontcho Ianchulev, MD MPH Professor of Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, Innovator and technology developer he will inspire you to follow your dreams.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:31am EDT

Daniel Rostenne from EyeCarePro goes all in on online marketing on this week's Power Hour.
Get ready to learn about strategy, Google Ads, social media, and more. Daniel explains why ODs need to market their practices and how to ensure ROI on their efforts.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

Joseph Nezgoda, MD, MBA, joins April & Gary on Power Hour this week.  They discuss cases they have seen during shutdown and how technology has and continues to make eye care better for patients and doctors.


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Frederic Jouhet, founder and CEO of MacuHealth, joins Power Hour this week.
He discusses career changes, inspiration for entrepreneurship, and how ODs can best help their patients.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:40pm EDT

Connect, Inspire, Lead—these are the core values of OWA - Optical Women's Association.
In recognition of International Women's Day, Power Hour sits down with OWA President Robyn Crimmins and members Janna Neal, vice president of operations for Zyloware, and Trudi Charest, cofounder of Marketing 4ECPS, about how OWA inspires and supports its members.


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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 10:51am EDT

In 1983, entrepreneurs Jeff White, Larry Roth, and Al Berg set out to create a new eyewear company with a $2 million loan and a passion to succeed. The company they created was Marchon Eyewear.
In his memoir Making a Difference, the late Al Berg relates his story of eyewear fashion, groundbreaking marketing. and the company’s mission to go global.
April and Gary talk with author of Al’s memoir, Frank Giammanco, formerly of First Vision Media Group, about how the project came about and the rise of Marchon and the modern eyewear industry.

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This week on Power Hour, April and Gary focus on the vision for 2021.
They discuss what ODs should be thinking about, and how to plan and focus on this year and going forward.

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Neil Blumenthal, cofounder and coCEO of Warby Parker, joins April & Gary this week on Power Hour. Find out what ODs can learn from Warby Parker, especially the company's COVID-19 response. Plus, how would Neil compete with Warby Parker if he were an OD.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

April and Gary talk cybersecurity on this week's Power Hour, and Mark from CrystalPM joins the conversation. How can ODs prevent hackers in their practice systems and keep data secure? April, Gary, and Mark will discuss how often it happens in practices, how often it happens overall, and how to protect data.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 8:48am EDT

This week, Gary welcomes his new Power Practice co-chief dream officer and Power Hour cohost, April Jasper.

Plus, learn from Gary and April how to fill your exam schedule this spring into summer. A special guest from SolutionReach joins the show to weigh in.

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 9:03am EDT

Join Gary on Power Hour this week for a surprise guest and big announcement for Power Hour listeners!

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

Kimberly Friedman, OD, vice president of sales at PRN, discusses the barriers ODs face to helping their patients and adding a potential revenue stream to their practices.
Listen to this episode of the Power Hour to find out more about optometry's role in nutraceuticals, and bring your questions!

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This week, join Gary and industry executives while they discuss winners and losers for 2020, along with predictions for 2021.
What are YOUR winners, losers, and predictions?

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Category:Optometry -- posted at: 1:03pm EDT