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RMM’s Chief Medical Editor Dwight Akerman Featured on The Myopia Podcast

August 2, 2021

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Review of Myopia Management’s Chief Medical Editor Dwight Akerman, OD, MBA, FAAO, FBCLA, will be featured on an upcoming episode of The Myopia Podcast, hosted by David Kading, OD. Dr. Akerman will be featured on this week’s episode, which will be released on Wednesday, August 4. Among several myopia-related topics, the pair will discuss business models of successful myopia management practices.

The Myopia Podcast is produced by Optometric Insights Media (OIM), which got its start eight years ago creating clinical videos for eye care industry partners. The organization then expanded with the Optometric Insights (OI) Show, which is co-hosted by Dr. Kading and Mile Brujic, OD, and the two share their knowledge across a broad range of eye care topics. The Myopia Podcast launched in July 2021 and combines clinical insights, research perspectives, and industry solutions into meaningful concepts that can change myopia worldwide.

In upcoming episodes, Dr. Kading will interview some leaders in the myopia field, including: Randy Kojima, FAAO, FBCLA, FSLS, FIAO; Elise Kramer, OD, FAAO, FSLS, and Stephanie Woo, OD, FAAO, FSLS; Maria Liu, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO; Eef Van Der Worp, PhD, FAAO, FIACLE, FBCLA, FSLS; Justin Kwan, OD; Matt Oerding, MBA; Monica Jong, BOptom, PhD; Craig Norman, FCSLA, and Ran Yam. The guests will discuss everything from marketing myopia management services and implementing myopia management treatments to analyzing myopia management from a global perspective and the latest in myopia technologies.

On August 31, The Myopia Podcast will host a free webinar: Implementing Myopia Management into Practice. In this one-hour course, attendees will learn how to communicate with parents, what products to use, marketing strategies, and the best methods for team training. More information and registration is available here.

The Myopia Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Castbox, among several other platforms. To learn more about the show, click here.

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