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)

Friday, June 3, 2016

Doug Oliver's Story And The Or-Cam Product On June 4-5 Show

Doug Oliver (Nashville, TN)

Dr. Mark Mannis (University of California Davis Eye Center - Sacramento, CA)

Doug Oliver of Nashville discusses stem cell therapy that has helped him recover from an inherited form of macular degeneration and how he working with the U.S. Senate to craft legislation to lift barriers to continued stem cell research.

Then, the University of California Davis Eye Center's Dr. Mark Mannis explains Or-Cam, an artificial vision device that utilizes a smart camera, OCT software, and an earpiece.

6/4/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Uber's Legal Issues With Guide Dog Users And Comparing Avastin and Lucentis - May 21 & 22 Show

National Federation of the Blind (Baltimore, MD)

Dr. Maureen Maguire (University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA)
The NFB's Chris Danielsen goes over a lawsuit settlement between the ride-sharing service, Uber, and the NFB of California regarding riders, who use guide dogs.

Then, the University of Pennsylvania's Dr. Maureen Maguire explains a study that compares the effectiveness of Avastin and Lucentis and how often the two drugs should be administered.

5/21/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, May 6, 2016

Drooping Eyelids and Human Plus Lab On Mother's Day Weekend Show

Dr. Brian Fowler (Hamilton Eye Institute - Memphis, TN)

Eelke Folmer (University of Nevada - Reno - Reno, NV)

Dr. Brian Fowler of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Hamilton Eye Institute in Memphis discusses how drooping eyelids can affect vision.

Also, Eelke Fowler of the University of Nevada-Reno explains scientific innovations at the Human Plus Lab that aim to get those with visual impairment more physically active.

5/7/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, April 22, 2016

Grapes For The Eyes and Eye Allergies On April 23 - 24 Show

Dr. Abigail Hackam (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Miami, Fla.)

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

The University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute's Dr. Abigail Hackam explains how grapes contain antioxidants that may hold the key to better retinal health.

Then, frequent guest Dr. Warren Johnson of Eyewear Gallery in Memphis discusses eye allergies and what to do to treat them.

4/23/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, April 1, 2016

NFBEI's Terry Smith and NASA's Dr. Scott Smith On April 2 - 3 Show

Terry Smith (National Federation of the Blind Blind Entrepreneurs Initiative)

Dr. Scott Smith (NASA Johnson Space Center - Houston, TX)

The NFB's Terry Smith explains the three focus areas of the National Federation of the Blind's Blind Entrepreneurs Initiative.

Then, NASA's Dr. Scott Smith discusses a genetic link between astronauts and vision problems in space.

4/2/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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