Friday, February 17, 2017

Dangers of Laundry Detergent Pods and AMD Drug, AXT107, On 1st February Show

Dr. R. Sterling Haring (Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD)

Dr. Peter Campochiaro (Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD)

Two guests from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore are featured on this week's show.  Dr. R. Sterling Haring explains the dangers of ocular burns that laundry detergent pods pose to toddlers.

Then, Dr. Peter Campochiaro talks about the experimental drug, AXT107, whose increased times between necessary injection might improve the treatment of age-related macular degeneration.

2/18/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, January 27, 2017

Dr. Ethan Rossi and Melissa Balbach on Jan. 28-29 Show

Dr. Ethan Rossi, Ph. D. - University of Pittsburgh,  Pittsburgh, PA)

The University of Pittsburgh's Dr. Ethan Rossi discusses how a new imaging technique that can better identify troublesome retinal ganglion cells that can cause glaucoma.

Then, Independent Living's Melissa Balbach goes over low vision keyboards and large print stickers that can be placed on keys.

1/28/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Dr. S.S. Iyengar and Dr. James Tsai On First 2017 Show

Dr. S.S. Iyengar (Florida International University, Miami, FL)

Dr. James Tsai (New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, NY)

On our first 2017 show, Dr. S.S. Iyengar of Florida International University in Miami discusses an implantable device that patients could use to monitor their own intraocular pressure.  

Then, Dr. James Tsai of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary talks about glaucoma, new treatments, an lifestyle changes that could help prevent the disease.

1/21/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, December 16, 2016

Xen Glaucoma Treatment System and Bierley Products On Last 2016 Show

Dr. Alena Reznik (University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA)

MonoMouse (Bierley Associates - San Jose, CA)

ColorMouse (Bierley Associates - San Jose, CA)

KitchenMouse (Bierley Associates - San Jose, CA)

Maggie (Bierley Associates - San Jose, CA)

Dr. Alena Reznik of the University of Southern California's Roski Eye Institute explains the Xen Glaucoma Treatment System, which uses a gel stent to lower intraocular pressure.

Then, Ian Bierley of San Jose, California's Bierley Associates discusses the magnification products, MonoMouse, ColorMouse, KitchenMouse, and Maggie.

12/17/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, December 2, 2016

Eclectic Eye and Optimus Ride Driverless Vehicle on Dec.3-4 Show

Dr. Michael Weinberg (Eclectic Eye - Memphis, TN)

Jim Denham (Perkins School for the Blind - Watertown, MA)

Dr. Michael Weinberg of Eclectic Eye in Memphis talks about exams, screenings, and eyewear offered by the clinic's two area locations.

Then, Jim Denham of the Perkins School for the Blind discusses his experiences with a driverless prototype vehicle developed by a Massachusetts company called Optimus Ride.

12/3/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, November 18, 2016

ScripTalk, ScripView, ID Mate, and Mid-South Eye Bank on Nov. 19-20 Show

ScripView Station

ScripView Label

ID Mate Galaxy

Mid-South Eye Bank for Sight Restoration (Memphis, TN)

Sharla Glass of Envision America discusses ScripTalk talking prescription labels, ScripView large print prescription labels, and the ID Mate portable bar code scanner.

Then, executive director, April Ruleman, talks about the mission and history of the Mid-South Eye Bank for Sight Restoration.

11/19/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Dr. Emily Chew and Dr. Matthew Gardiner On November 12-13 Show

Dr. Emily Chew (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD)

Dr. Matthew Gardiner (Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA)

Dr. Emily Chew discusses new short videos about optical coherence tomography (OCT) being produced by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

Then, Harvard Medical School's Dr. Matthew Gardiner talks about how paintball can cause eye injuries, how those injuries are treated, and protective eyewear to prevent those injuries.

11/12/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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