Friday, March 24, 2017

Preserving Photoreceptors in Mice, Diabetic Retinopathy, and Women's Eye Health On March 25-26 Show

Dr. Anand Swaroop (National Eye Institute -Bethesda, MD)

Dr. Suber Huang (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD & Retina Center of Ohio - South Euclid, OH)

Drs. Anand Swaroop and Zhijian Wu of the National Eye Institute explain how silencing the gene, Nrl, can save certain photoreceptors in mice.

Then, Dr. Suber Huang of the NEI discusses diabetic retinopathy and women's eye health.

3/25/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 10, 2017

Low Vision and KNFB Reader For Windows 10 On March 11 - 12 Show

Dr. Mark Wilkinson (University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA)

KNFB Reader

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine's Dr. Mark Wilkinson discusses low vision and vision rehabilitation services.

Then, the National Federation of the Blind's Chris Danielsen explains the KNFB Reader, a text recognition app, which is available for Windows 10.

3/11/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, February 24, 2017

Prism Glasses and NFB BELL Academy on Feb. 25-26 Show

Dr. Eli Peli (Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA)

Dr. Eli Peli of Harvard Medical School explains how multiplexing prism glasses could help those afflicted with tunnel vision.

The Memphis Center for Independent Living's Christina Clift previews the Memphis NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy for children coming up in June.

2/25/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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)

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