Monday, September 19, 2016

SimVis and Protective Sports Eyewear On Second September Show

Dr. Susana Marcos (Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab - Madrid, Spain)

Dr. Warren Johnson (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

CPO Melissa Moore (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Susana Marcos of Madrid, Spain's Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab discusses SimVis, which simulates how vision will look through lenses to patients before they are implanted.

Then, frequent guests, Dr. Warren Johnson and CPO Melissa Moore of Eyewear Gallery of Memphis return to discuss the importance of wearing of protective sports eyewear for athletic activity.

9/10/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, September 2, 2016

Dr. Dennis Mathews and Mark Armstrong On Labor Day Weekend Show

Dr. Dennis Mathews (Eye Specialty Group - Memphis metro area, TN and MS)

Mike Armstrong (Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired - Phoenix, AZ)

Dr. Dennis Mathews of Memphis's Eye Specialty Group explains the fields of neuro-optometry and medical glaucoma.

Then, Mike Armstrong of the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired discusses hiking expeditions of the Grand Canyon involving those with visual impairment.

9/3/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, August 19, 2016

Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams and Dangers of Online Eye Exams On Second August Show

Dr. Warren Johnson (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Melissa Moore, CPO (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Howard Purcell (Essilor of America - Dallas, TX)

Dr. Warren Johnson and CPO Melissa Moore of Eyewear Gallery in Memphis return to discuss the importance of comprehensive eye exams at the beginning of the school year.

Then, Dr. Howard Purcell of Essilor of America explains the inadequacies of online eye exams and reinforces the importance of comprehensive eye exams.

8/20/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, August 5, 2016

KNFB Reader and Two Blind Brothers Clothing On August 6-7 Show

Bradford and Bryan Manning (Two Blind Brothers - New York, NY)

Joel Zimba of the National Federation of the Blind talks about the KNFB Reader app that allows users to get audio playback of written text that is captured by a camera.

Then, Bradford and Bryan Manning (Two Blind Brothers) in New York discuss carefully tailored and crafted clothing that is being sold to raise money for eye disease research.

8/6/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, July 29, 2016

New Dry Eye Drug and NFB-Newsline On July 30-31 Show

Dr. Kelly Nichols (University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry)

Dr. Kelly Nichols, dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, discusses lifitegrast, a newly approved FDA drug, used to treat dry eye.

Then, Scott White talks about how NFB-Newsline can be used to obtain readings of periodicals, TV listings, and job postings, over touch-tone phones and iPhones.

7/30/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, July 8, 2016

Dr. Sylvia Smith and ORBIS On July 9-10 Show

Dr. Sylvia Smith (Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University)

ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital

Dr. Sylvia Smith of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University discusses how pentazocine, a pain medicine, can preserve cone photoreceptors in mice.

Then, Bruce Johnson, director of aircraft operations, explains how the ORBIS Flying Hospital operates and travels to those countries underserved with eye care.

7/9/16 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 17, 2016

Dr. Susan Quaggin and Eyewear Gallery's Dr. Warren Johnson and Melissa Moore On June 18-19 Show

Dr. Susan Quaggin (Northwestern University School of Medicine - Chicago, IL)

Dr. Warren Johnson (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Melissa Moore (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Susan Quaggin of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine discusses how the TEK gene affects the formation of Schlemm's canal in the development of primary congenital glaucoma.

Then, Eyewear Gallery's Dr. Warren Johnson and Melissa Moore return to talk about the importance of child vision screenings.

6/18/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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