Friday, April 22, 2016

Grapes For The Eyes and Eye Allergies On April 23 - 24 Show

Dr. Abigail Hackam (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Miami, Fla.)

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

The University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute's Dr. Abigail Hackam explains how grapes contain antioxidants that may hold the key to better retinal health.

Then, frequent guest Dr. Warren Johnson of Eyewear Gallery in Memphis discusses eye allergies and what to do to treat them.

4/23/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, April 1, 2016

NFBEI's Terry Smith and NASA's Dr. Scott Smith On April 2 - 3 Show

Terry Smith (National Federation of the Blind Blind Entrepreneurs Initiative)

Dr. Scott Smith (NASA Johnson Space Center - Houston, TX)

The NFB's Terry Smith explains the three focus areas of the National Federation of the Blind's Blind Entrepreneurs Initiative.

Then, NASA's Dr. Scott Smith discusses a genetic link between astronauts and vision problems in space.

4/2/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 18, 2016

Dolphin's SuperNova Line of Magnifiers With Jeff Bazer On March 19 Show

SuperNova Magnifier (Dolphin Assistive Technology)

Jeff Bazer of Dolphin Assistive Technology explains the features of Dolphin's SuperNova line of magnifiers, which includes models with speech output and screen reading capabilities.

3/19/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 11, 2016

Dr. Paul Sternberg of Vanderbilt On Preferred Practice Patterns For AMD

Dr. Paul Sternberg (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Nashville, Tenn.)

Dr. Paul Sternberg of Vanderbilt Eye Institute discusses the preferred practice patterns in treating age-related macular degeneration and the effectiveness of certain drugs in treating the disease.

3/12/2015 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 4, 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

Zocular Products, Keratoconus Associations, MDC and ViOP Accessibility

Dr. Peter Pham (Founder and CEO, Okra Limited)

Dr. Maria Woodward (Univ. of Mich. Kellogg Eye Center - Ann Arbor)

William Reuschel (AFB Tech - Huntington, West Virginia)
Dr. Peter Pham, founder and CEO of Okra Limited, discusses Zocular eyelid cleansing products, which treat the eye condition, known as "dry eye".

Dr. Maria Woodward of the University of Michigan's Kellogg Eye Center goes over a study that associates certain population groups and diseases with a greater risk for developing keratoconus, which is thinning of the cornea.

William Reuschel of AFB Tech in Huntington, West Virginia, talks about an accessibility study regarding multifunctional document centers and voice over IP systems.

2/13/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

BlindTool App and Refreshable Braille Tablet Prototype On First February Show

Joseph Paul Cohen (University of Massachusetts - Boston)

Sile O'Modhrain (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)

Joseph Paul Cohen of the University of Massachusetts - Boston discusses an app, BlindTool, that visually identifies objects and speaks them aloud.

Then, the University of Michigan's Sile O'Modhrain talks about a prototype refreshable Braille tablet that can display full pages at one time on the screen.

2/6/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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