Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Dr. Cynthia Owsley, Nathan Brajer, and Dr. Chris Johnson On November 1-2 Show


Dr. Cynthia Owsley (University of Alabama at Birmingham)


Nathan Brajer (ViFlex Glasses)

Dr. Chris Johnson (University of Iowa)

To start November, we have UAB's Dr. Cynthia Owsley explaining how aging affects vision and how bioptic telescopes can help those with visual impairment to drive.
 
 
 
11/1/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

James Jorkasky Only Guest On October 24-25 Show


James Jorkasky (Alliance for Eye and Vision Research - Rockville, MD)

On our last October show, we have only one
guest.  James Jorkasky tells us about the activities of the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) and an attitudinal study regarding how different ethnic groups fear the loss of vision.

10/25/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)


Friday, October 10, 2014

Dr. Peter Campochiaro and Bill Holton On October 18-19 Show


Dr. Peter Campochiaro (Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD)
On our second October show, Johns Hopkins University's Dr. Peter Campochiaro explains how injections can be given under the skin to treat wet macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema.

Then, AFB AccessWorld's Bill Holton goes over his product review entitled, "Running Windows On Your VoiceOver Enabled Mac".

10/18/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

David Meador and Dr. Mark Johnson On October 4-5 Show


David Meador (Nashville, TN)

Dr. Mark Johnson (Northwestern University - Evanston, IL)
We finally have a new show ready.  On this show, Nashville's David Meador discusses how he has overcome blindness to become a successful golfer and businessman.

Then,  Northwestern University School of Biomedical Engineering's Dr. Mark Johnson explains how the stiffness of endothelial cells can lead to glaucoma.

10/4/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, September 12, 2014

Chris Danielsen, Dr. Vinit Mahajan, and Laura Fletcher on Sept. 13-14 Show

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

Dr. Vinit Mahajan (University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA)

Laura Fletcher (University of Georgia - Athens, GA)

On our first September show, the National Federation of the Blind's Chris Danielsen goes over NFB's lawsuit against the digital library service, Scribd.

Then, the University of Iowa's Dr. Vinit Mahajan explains the importance of proteins in the eye and molecular mapping of the choroid.

Finally, Laura Fletcher of the University of Georgia discusses a project involving the relationship of the amount of yellow pigment to how well people can see at distance through haze.

9/13/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)


Friday, August 29, 2014

Telemedicine, Retinopathy of Prematurity, and Perkins SMART Brailler on Labor Day Weekend Show

Dr. Eleanor Schron (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD)

Dr. Graham Quinn (Children's Hospital of Phildelphia - Philadelphia, PA)

Perkins Smart Brailler
On our Labor Day weekend, Dr. Eleanor Schron of the National Eye Institute and Dr. Graham Quinn of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia discuss how telemedicine can help in the treatment of retinopathy of prematurity.

Then, Janet Ingber of AFB AccessWorld goes over her product review of the Perkins SMART Brailler.
 
8/30/2014 (Click Image Below)

Friday, August 8, 2014

Dr. Michael Sandberg and Sharon Kauerz on August 9-10 Show



Dr. Michael Sandberg (Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary - Boston, MA)


School Advocates for Vision & Education (Shelby County, TN)
On our first August show, we have Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary's Dr. Michael Sandberg discussing a possible, but not established, link between increased iodine supplementation and decreased swelling of the retina in retinitis pigmentosa.

Then, executive director Sharon Kauerz talks about the activities of SAVE (School Advocates for Vision and Education) in Shelby County, Tennessee.
8/9/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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