While I agree, I'm so busy watching proc's and CD's on my own bars that I don't get to see the actual fight. The only way I can tell he's doing something is via the castbar (which isn't a problem.)
I would strongly suggest getting out of this habit. There are effects around your avatar when procs happen for a reason. CDs you should get a feel for after playing the specialization for awhile. It's just a recipe for disaster if you get into the habit of bar staring.