Friday, February 12, 2016

Zocular Products, Keratoconus Associations, MDC and ViOP Accessibility

Dr. Peter Pham (Founder and CEO, Okra Limited)

Dr. Maria Woodward (Univ. of Mich. Kellogg Eye Center - Ann Arbor)

William Reuschel (AFB Tech - Huntington, West Virginia)
Dr. Peter Pham, founder and CEO of Okra Limited, discusses Zocular eyelid cleansing products, which treat the eye condition, known as "dry eye".

Dr. Maria Woodward of the University of Michigan's Kellogg Eye Center goes over a study that associates certain population groups and diseases with a greater risk for developing keratoconus, which is thinning of the cornea.

William Reuschel of AFB Tech in Huntington, West Virginia, talks about an accessibility study regarding multifunctional document centers and voice over IP systems.

2/13/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

BlindTool App and Refreshable Braille Tablet Prototype On First February Show

Joseph Paul Cohen (University of Massachusetts - Boston)

Sile O'Modhrain (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)

Joseph Paul Cohen of the University of Massachusetts - Boston discusses an app, BlindTool, that visually identifies objects and speaks them aloud.

Then, the University of Michigan's Sile O'Modhrain talks about a prototype refreshable Braille tablet that can display full pages at one time on the screen.

2/6/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, January 15, 2016

Friday, January 8, 2016

Dr. Anand Swaroop and Dr. Warren Johnson with Melissa Moore On 1st 2016 Show

Dr. Anand Swaroop (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, Md.)

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

Melissa Moore (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, Tenn.)

The National Eye Institute's Dr. Anand Swaroop explains the results of an international study that uses NASA technology to discover the genetic causes of age-related macular degeneration.

Eyewear Gallery's Dr. Warren Johnson and Melissa Moore return to discuss a New Year's resolution, a pledge for eye health.

1/9/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, December 11, 2015

Dr. Frederick Ferris and Dr. Warren Johnson On December 12 Show

Dr. Frederick Ferris (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, Md.)

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

Dr. Frederick Ferris of the National Eye Institute goes over a study comparing the effectiveness of the drug, Lucentis, with laser surgery, in treating proliferative diabetic retinopathy.

Frequent guest Dr. Warren Johnson discusses what patients should consider, when looking at purchasing vision insurance plans.

12/12/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, December 4, 2015

Dr. Byron Lam and Dr. Daniel Neely On First December Show

Dr. Byron Lam (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Miami, Fla.)

Dr. Daniel Neely (Indiana University Glick Eye Institute - Indianapolis, Ind.)

The University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute's Dr. Byron Lam discusses gene therapy and choroideremia, an inherited eye disorder, which affects the retina and the inside portion of the back of the eye.

Then, Dr. Daniel Neely of Indiana University School of Medicine's Glick Eye Institute explains amblyopia and occlusion glasses that have a lens that switches back and forth periodically from clear to opaque.

12/5/2015 (Click Image Below)

Friday, November 13, 2015

Dr. Jindong Tan, Dr. Allen C. Ho, and Dr. Thomas Ferguson on Nov. 14-15 Show

Dr. Jindong Tan (University of Tennessee - Knoxville)

Dr. Allen C. Ho (Wills Eye Hospital - Philadelphia, Penn.)

Dr. Thomas Ferguson (Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.)

Dr. Jindong Tan of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville tells us about a wearable device in developement, Guide Glass, that uses audio cues to alert users to obstacles being in the way.

Then, Dr. Allen C. Ho of Philadelphia's Wills Eye Hospital goes over the results of a survey regarding diabetes and vision loss.

Finally, Dr. Thomas Ferguson of Washington University in St. Louis explains the cellular recycling process, autophagy, and its possible role in keeping cone cells alive in the eye.

11/14/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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