Eyes Wide Open is an eye care podcast exploring issues of interest to Canadian Eye Care Professionals across the entire spectrum of the industry. EWO podcast hosts cast their curious eyes toward compelling issues, interesting perspectives and new products and services that impact Canadian ECPs today and in the future. Guests include professionals from within the industry as well as those that view our industry from the outside with fresh, open and observant minds.
YOUR PODCAST HOSTS:
DR. GLEN CHIASSON & ROXANNE ARNAL
Dr. Glen Chiasson is a 1995 graduate of the University of Waterloo School of Optometry. In 2009, he co-hosted a podcast produced for colleagues in eye care, the “International Optometry Podcast”. He is a moderator of the Canadian Optometry Group, an email forum for Canadian optometrists. He enjoys tennis, hockey, and reading and lives in Toronto with his wife and two sons.
Roxanne Arnal is a past-president of the Alberta Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometry Students (CAOS). She successfully grew an independent Optometric practice in Alberta before leaving the profession to become a Certified Financial Planner® focusing on optometrists and their families’ financial requirements. Originally from Manitoba, Roxanne now resides in Alberta.
Dr. Scott Mundle updates listeners on the activies of Optometry Giving Sight. He and EyesWideOpen Host Roxanne Arnal discuss the individual physcological and practice benefits of giving, detailing how and why Optometry should support OGS
Tom Bollum uniquely combines commercial real estate expertise with extensive optical C-suite experience. Currently he is a licensed real estate Broker focusing on retail development properties and tenant representation.
Wendy Buchanan combines Fashion Image expertise with her Opticianry skills to build a successful mobile practice and the training system she’s developed to style fashion eyewear and generate multiple pairs sales.