Friday, July 17, 2015

Dr. Wai Wong and Wicab's Brainport V100 Featured On July 18-19 Show

Dr. Wai Wong (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD)

Brainport V100 (Wicab, Inc. - Middleton, WI)

The National Eye Institute's Dr. Wai Wong discusses how microglia attack both damaged and dead photoreceptors and their effect on retinitis pigmentosa.

Then, Wicab, Inc.'s Robert Beckman talks about the Brainport V100, which uses a video camera to send electronic stimuli to the tongue to be interpreted as visual signals.

7/18/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Achromatopsia, Southerners' Risk Of Vision Loss On July 4 Show

Dr. Jonathan Lin (University of California - San Diego - San Diego, CA)

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

Melissa Moore (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Jonathan Lin of the University of California - San Diego discusses achromatopsia, a condition that results in vision in only black and white, and a mutation in a gene called ATF6.

Then, Dr. Warren Johnson and Melissa Moore of Eyewear Gallery of Memphis go over Southerners' risk of vision loss, ultraviolet protection of sunglasses, and proper diet for eye health.

7/4/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 26, 2015

Aaron Harris - Nutrition and Eye Health On June 27-28 Show

Aaron Harris (Memphis Eye Clinic - Memphis, TN)
Aaron Harris, practice manager and certified nutrition specialist at Memphis Eye Clinic, discusses how dietary habits can affect eye health.

6/27/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 12, 2015

Human Retinal Progenitor Cells, Retinitis Pigmentosa, and Dr. Henry Klassen on June 20-21 Show

Dr. Henry Klassen (University of California - Irvine - Irvine, CA)

The lone guest is Dr. Henry Klassen of the University of California - Irvine discussing how specific stem cells, called human retinal progenitor cells, are going to be used in clinical trials, for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa.

6/20/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Poor Southerners' Risk For Eye Disease, Evolution of LASIK, New Protein Found to Treat RP on May 13 Show

Dr. Joseph Dello Russo (Dello Russo LaserVision - New York, NY)

Dr. Akrit Sodhi (Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD)

The CDC's Karen Kirtland explains how much low-income Southerners are at risk for developing eye disease.

Dello Russo LaserVision's pioneering Dr. Joseph Dello Russo talks about how safe and effective LASIK is now and how the procedure has evolved over the past quarter-century.

Johns Hopkins University's Dr. Akrit Sodhi discusses how a protein, angiopoietin-like 4, is now linked to diabetic retinopathy.

6/13/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Dr. Brian Brooks and Dr. Robert Williams on Memorial Day Weekend Show

Dr. Brian Brooks (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD)

Dr. Robert Williams (University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Brian Brooks of the National Eye Institute discusses how gene therapy using the enzyme, RPE65, delivered short-term vision benefit to those afflicted with Leber Congenital Amaurosis.

Then, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Dr. Robert Williams talks about cellular and genomic processes that initiate glaucoma and an award he has received from Research to Prevent Blindness.

5/23/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, May 1, 2015

Dr. David Huang's OCT and Carole Urban's Experience with NovaVision On May 2-3 Show

Dr. David Huang (Oregon Science and Health University - Portland, OR)

Carole Urban (Milford, CT)

Dr. David Huang of Portland's Oregon Health and Science University's Casey Eye Institute explains how optical coherence tomography can better visualize common retinal diseases.

Then, Carole Urban of Milford, Connecticut tells about her story of recovering much of her lost vision from a 2010 motorcycle accident using NovaVision Vision Restoration Therapy.

5/2/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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