Friday, June 26, 2020

Benefits of Mediterranean Diet and More LS&S Products On June 28 Show

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

LS&S, LLC (Buffalo, NY)

Dr. Emily Chew of the National Eye Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, discusses studies that show following a Mediterranean diet not only lowers the risk of developing late-stage age-related macular degeneration but also slows the rate of cognitive decline.

Then, Melissa Balbach of LS&S, LLC, in Buffalo, New York, returns to explains athletic balls with bells, Cocoons polarized glasses, and noIR (no infrared) glasses.

6/28/2020 (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 12, 2020

Fitz Frames and LS&S Talking Health Care Products, Blindshell Phone On June 14 Show

Heidi Hertel (Fitz Frames - Youngstown, OH)

LS&S, LLC (Buffalo, NY)

Co-founder Heidi Hertel discusses Fitz Frames, which uses an app to take a photo by which custom fitting frames are manufactured in Youngstown, Ohio.


Melissa Balbach, president of LS&S, LLC, in Buffalo, New York, goes over talking blood glucose monitors, blood pressure monitors, weight scales, thermometers, and the new Blindshell talking cell phone.


6/14/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Envision Glasses and Low Doses of Avastin To Treat ROP on June 7 Show

Karthik Kannan (Envision - The Hague, Netherlands)

Indiana University School Of Medicine (Indianapolis, IN)

Chief Engineer, Karthik Kannan, of Envision, discusses its smart glasses, which combines artificial intelligence, optical character recognition, and Google Glass technology.

Then, Dr. David Wallace of the Indiana University School of Medicine explains a study showing that low doses of avastin can prevent blindness in those with retinopathy of prematurity.

June 7 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

OrCam's Assistive Technology Products and Dicer Enzyme To Possibly Treat Dry and Wet AMD On March 15 Show

OrCam MyEye 2

OrCam MyEye 2

Dr. Brad Gelfand (University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA)


OrCam's Rafi Fischer discusses the company's wearable assistive technology products such as the OrCam MyEye 2 and the OrCam MyReader 2.

Dr. Brad Gelfand of the University of Virginia Center for Advanced Visual Science explains how the Dicer enzyme could possibly be the key to a treatment for both the wet and dry forms of age-related macular degeneration.


3/15/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, February 27, 2020

PRIMA Wireless Retinal Implant and Muller Glia In Zebrafish For Retinal Regeneration On March 1 Show

Dr. Joseph Martel (University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA)

Dr. James G. Patton (Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN)

Dr. Joseph Martel of the University of Pittsburgh Department of Ophthalmology discusses the PRIMA wireless retinal device that can restore partial vision to those afflicted with the dry form of age-related macular degeneration.

Dr. James G. Patton of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine explains how Muller glia can restore vision in zebrafish and research into how Muller glia in humans could possibly someday accomplish the same task.

3/1/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, February 20, 2020

ViewPlus Products and Brain Pressure's Effects On Glaucoma On February 23 Show

ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. (Corvallis, OR)

Dr. Chris Passaglia (University of South Florida - Tampa, FL)

CEO Dan Gardner of ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. talks about the company's many Braille embossers, its audio graphing calculator, and software products.

Then, Dr. Chris Passaglia of the University of South Florida's Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering discusses how brain pressure in tandem with eye pressure affects glaucoma and the Ocular Neuroscience and Neuroengineering Lab.

2/23/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Hadley Educational Resources and Knoxville Native Overcoming RP on February 2 Show

Hadley (Winnetka, IL)

Chad Foster (Red Hat - Raleigh, NC)

Joan Jaeger of Hadley of Winnetka, Illinois, discusses many of Hadley's online educational resources, such as discussion groups, podcasts, and instructional videos.

Then, Knoxville native, Chad Foster, talks about overcoming blindness from retinitis pigmentosa to graduate from Harvard Business School and work for Red Hat, the world's largest open source software company.

2/2/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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