Friday, January 30, 2015

Dr. Richard Thompson, Dr, Jiaxi Ding, and Dr. Matthew Pihlblad On January 31 Show

Dr. Richard Thompson (University of Maryland School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD)

Dr. Jiaxi Ding and Dr. Matthew Pihlblad (State University of New York at Buffalo) Photo Courtesy of Sandy Kicman

Dr. Richard Thompson of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore explains how calcium phosphate, known as hydroxyapatite, could lead to macular degeneration.

Then, Dr. Jiaxi Ding and Dr. Matthew Pihlblad of the State University of New York at Buffalo discuss the iExaminer adapter, which can be used with an ophthalmoscope and an iPhone to capture images of the back of the eye.

1/31/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Dr. Jeffrey Sonsino and Dr. Krishna Sharma On January 24-25 Show


Dr. Jeffrey Sonsino (Low Vision Readers -Nashville, TN)
Dr. Krishna Sharma (University of Missouri - Columbia)

On our second January show, we have Nashville's Dr. Jeffrey Sonsino discussing Low Vision Readers, which are magnifying eyeglasses that use light emitting diodes on the frames.

Then, Dr. Krishna Sharma of the University of Missouri-Columbia will explain how proteins, called crystallins, form cataracts, and how alpha crystallins might actually keep cataracts from forming.

1/24/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, January 2, 2015

Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg and Dr. Alessandro Iannaccone On First 2015 Podcast


Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg (University of California - San Diego)
Dr. Alessandro Iannaccone (University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis)
 

1/3/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, December 19, 2014

Dr. Frans Vinberg and Chris Danielsen on December 20-21 Show


Dr. Frans Vinberg (Washington University - St. Louis, MO)

Chris Danielsen (National Federation of the Blind - Baltimore, MD)
Then, the NFB's Chris Danielsen discusses the accessibility issues of ATM's and Cardtronics Accessibility Center for Excellence.
12/20/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, December 5, 2014

Dr. Herbert Weissbach and Memphis's Eyewear Gallery Featured On December 6-7 Show



Dr. Herbert Weissbach (Florida Atlantic University Campus - Jupiter, FL)


Nick Poveromo, Dr. Warren Johnson (Eyewear Gallery) and Estella Mayhue-Greer (Mid-South Food Bank)


Then, Dr. Warren Johnson and Nick Poveromo of Memphis's Eyewear Gallery talks about its comprehensive eye exams and partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank.
12/6/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Dr. Cynthia Owsley, Nathan Brajer, and Dr. Chris Johnson On November 1-2 Show


Dr. Cynthia Owsley (University of Alabama at Birmingham)


Nathan Brajer (ViFlex Glasses)

Dr. Chris Johnson (University of Iowa)

To start November, we have UAB's Dr. Cynthia Owsley explaining how aging affects vision and how bioptic telescopes can help those with visual impairment to drive.
 
 
 
11/1/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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