Friday, April 17, 2015

Allergies and Sports-Related Eye Injuries Discussed On April 18 -19 Show

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

Nick Poveromo (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Natalie Townsend (Bascom Palmer Eye Instiute - Miami, FL)
Dr. Warren Johnson and Nick Poveromo of Memphis's Eyewear Gallery return to discuss the effects allergies can have on the eyes and what can be done about them.

Then, the University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute's Dr. Natalie Townsend talks about sports-related eye injuries and their prevention.

4/18/2015 (Click Image Below)

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Be My Eyes App and mobileVision System On April 4-5 Show

Hans Wiberg (Be My Eyes)

Adam Samaniego (Rice University - Houston, TX)

Hans Wiberg discusses Be My Eyes, which is an iPhone app that connects blind people with volunteer helpers from around the world via live video chat.

Then, Rice University research engineer Adam Samaniego explains the mobileVision system, which is a a self-use mobile system to capture high-resolution images of a patient's macula without dilation in advance.
4/4/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 27, 2015

Annika Konrad and Dr. Jonathan Song on March 28-29 Show

Annika Konrad (University of Wisconsin - Madison)

Dr. Jonathan Song (University of Southern California - Los Angeles)

This weekend, we have University of Wisconsin graduate student, Annika Konrad, discussing the struggles that those with visual impairment face with communication. She also talks about the blog, The Outlook From Here.
Then, USC Keck School of Medicine's Dr. Jonathan Song explains how measles can affect the eyes in many different ways.

3/28/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 13, 2015

Dan Neal and Dr. Nicolas Bazan On March 14-15 Show

Dan Neal (Abbott Medical Optics)

Dr. Nicolas Bazan (LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, LA)

On our mid-March show, Dan Neal of Abbott Medical Optics explains how technology used to measure the shape of the mirrors used for the James Webb Space Telescope is being used to get quick and accurate measurements of the eye.

Then, Dr. Nicolas Bazan of LSU Neuroscience Center of Excellence in New Orleans explains how the gene messenger, Neuroprotectin D1, can protect photoreceptors and also assist in neurological recovery in stroke victims.
3/14/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, February 20, 2015

Victor Reader Stream and Digital Eye Strain on EOV

Victor Reader Stream (Humanware)

Mike Daley (The Vision Council - Alexandria, VA)

Matthew Janusauskas of Humanware details the features of the new generation Victor Reader Stream, a handheld media player.

Then, Mike Daley, chief executive officer of The Vision Council, discusses the results of the Vision Council Digital Strain Report 2015.

2/21/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, February 6, 2015

eSight and Eyewear Gallery of Memphis Featured on February 7 Show

eSight Eyewear (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Dr. Warren  Johnson (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Nick Poveromo (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Melissa Moore (Eyewear Gallery - Memphis, TN)

Taylor West explains how a brand of electronic eyeglasses called eSight, enhance vision, with the use of a headset, carrier frames, processing unit, and a carrier.

Then, Dr. Warren Johnson, Nick Poveromo, and Melissa Moore of Eyewear Gallery in Memphis discuss the importance of wearing sunglasses year-round and giving the gift of vision during the month of February. 

2/7/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, January 30, 2015

Dr. Richard Thompson, Dr, Jiaxi Ding, and Dr. Matthew Pihlblad On January 31 Show

Dr. Richard Thompson (University of Maryland School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD)

Dr. Jiaxi Ding and Dr. Matthew Pihlblad (State University of New York at Buffalo) Photo Courtesy of Sandy Kicman

Dr. Richard Thompson of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore explains how calcium phosphate, known as hydroxyapatite, could lead to macular degeneration.

Then, Dr. Jiaxi Ding and Dr. Matthew Pihlblad of the State University of New York at Buffalo discuss the iExaminer adapter, which can be used with an ophthalmoscope and an iPhone to capture images of the back of the eye.

1/31/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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