Friday, July 12, 2019

Myopia and Glaucoma On July 14 Show

Dr. Michele Andrews (CooperVision)

Dr. Sylvia Groth (Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Nashville, TN)

Dr. Michele Andrews of CooperVision discusses myopia, its treatments, and how myopia affects children.

Dr. Sylvia Groth of Nashville's Vanderbilt Eye Institute talks about glaucoma, its traditional treatments, and new neuroprotection research.

7/14/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 14, 2019

Epileptic Children Retaining Visual Perception Following Brain Surgery and Third Phase Of Catalyst For A Cure In Glaucoma Research

Dr. Marlene Behrmann (Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA)

Dr. David Calkins (Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN)

Carnegie Mellon University's Dr. Marlene Behrmann explains how epileptic children's brains can rewire themselves to retain visual perception following brain surgery.

 Then, Vanderbilt University's Dr. David Calkins discusses the Glaucoma Research Foundation's Catalyst For A Cure Vision Restoration Initiative. 6/16/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)                                       

Monday, June 3, 2019

Possibility of Lutein-Rich Foods Helping With Eye Disease and Lucia Accessible Mobile Phone

Sarah Francis (Iowa State University - Ames, IA)

Lucia (RAZ Mobility, Vienna, VA)

Sarah Francis, an associate professor of nutrition at Iowa State University goes over studies that show a possible link between lutein-rich foods and a lower risk of age-related macular degeneration and a possible, but not established, link between lutein-rich foods and lower risk of cataracts.

Then, the CEO of RAZ Mobility, Robert Felgar, explains the functions of Lucia, an accessible mobile phone, for those with visual impairment or who are blind.  

6/2/2019 Podcast (Click Link Below)

Friday, May 17, 2019

RetinaScope and EyeArt Combine For Earlier Detection Of Diabetic Retinopathy

Dr. Yannis Paulus (University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center - Ann Arbor, MI)

Michael Aaberg (University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center - Ann Arbor, MI)

Dr. Yannis Paulus, assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, and Michael Aaberg, research assistant, at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center discuss a smartphone software platform called RetinaScope, which works with an artificial intelligence software platform called EyeArt to provide quick and accurate detection of diabetic retinopathy

5/19/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, May 3, 2019

LS&S Products and Study On Treatment On Diabetic Macular Edema On Those With Good Vision

Dr. Carl W. Baker (L) (Paducah Retinal Center - Paducah, KY)

Big Larry LED Flashlight

COIL Hi Power LED Hand Magnifier 3.0x/8.0D

Big Eye Floor Lamp

Melissa Balbach of LS&S Products goes over Big Eye Lamps, LED magnifiers, and Larry lights.

Dr. Carl W. Baker of Paducah Retinal Center in Kentucky discusses the results of a study that compares the effectiveness of watchful waiting, injecting Eylea, and laser photocoagulation in treating those with diabetic macular edema that still have good vision.

5/5/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Presbyopia and The Braille Me Braille Display On April 17 Show

Dr. Susan Resnick (Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry)

Braille Me (Innovision)

Dr. Susan Resnick, an optometrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, discusses presbyopia, which is the gradual loss of the eyes' ability to focus on nearby objects as they age, and a survey that shows many do not understand the eye condition.

Karl Belanger, nonvisual accessibility analyst for the National Federation of the Blind, gives his analysis of Innovision's twenty-cell Braille display called the Braille Me.

4/21/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

U.S. Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty and Discussion of Code Jumper On March 24 Show

Chris Danielsen (National Federation of the Blind - Baltimore, MD)

Craig Meador (L) (American Printing House for the Blind - Louisville, KY)

The National Federation of the Blind's Chris Danielsen details the United States ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty, which limits copyright restrictions on the reproduction of materials in accessible forms to those who are blind or visually impaired.

Then, president Craig Meador of American Printing House for the Blind explains Code Jumper, which uses a hub, pods, plugs, and cords, to teach students about computer coding.

3/24/2019 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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