Defocus Media is run by two successful Millennial optometrists and social media entrepreneurs, Dr. Jennifer Lyerly and Dr. Darryl Glover. They have proven track records of successfully engaging online readers and followers.
Dr. Jennifer Lyerly is a 2011 graduate of Southern College of Optometry. She founded Eyedolatry in 2011, a media platform dedicated to patient friendly and doctor approved ocular health advice and industry news. She has successfully coordinated on media campaigns with LensPen, Transitions Lenses, and OCuSOFT.In addition to writing for Eyedolatry, she has also written articles for Review of Optometry, Invision Magazine, and been a contributor for O: The Oprah Magazine. She was recognized as a leading innovator in Vision Monday’s 50 Most influential Women in Optical in 2015
Dr. Darryl Glover is a global optometrist, speaker, entrepreneur, and social media expert. He has served the optometric community for nearly twenty years and has held every position including eyewear consultant, optometric technician, office manager and Optometrist. Dr. Glover is the founder of Eye See Euphoria, ESE Development, and Eyefrica Media and co-founder of Defocus Media.
He received his Bachelors of Art in Psychology at North Carolina State University followed by his Bachelor of Science in Science and Doctorate of Optometry from Salus University (formerly known as the Pennsylvania College of Optometry). He is a COPE approved speaker, Transitions Change Agent and has worked with several elite brands within the optometric industry. Dr. Glover has also written several articles for multiple prestigious optical outlets and interviewed countless individuals in the optometric industry. Dr. Glover is a co-host of the number one optometric podcast (The Defocus Media Podcast) and sits on the Essilor Future In Sight Advisory Committee.
Dr. Glover has a passion for global optometry with special emphasis on education, resources and legislation. Dr. Glover strongly believes the aforementioned will provide patients with the ultimate doctor-patient experience.