Friday, December 20, 2013

Dr. Anjali Bhorade and Liz Trauernicht On December 21-22 Show

Dr. Anjali Bhorade (Washington University - St. Louis, MO)

Liz Trauernicht (Macular Degeneration Foundation - Henderson, NV) 

On our final 2013 show, we have Dr. Anjali Bhorade of Washington University in St. Louis discussing how patients see better in doctor's offices than they do at home.

Then, Liz Trauernicht of the Macular Degeneration Foundation talks about the resources offered by the organization and its website.

12/21/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Cornea Donor Study and LG Optimus F3 and KYOCERA Kona On December 13-14 Show

Dr. Edward Holland (Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH)

LG Optimus F3

On this weekend's show, we have Cincinnati's Dr. Edward Holland discussing the Cornea Donor Study, which researched how the age of donors affected the long-term of the corneas donated.

Then, Bill Holton, a writer for AFB AccessWorld, will go over his product review of two phones, the LG Optimus F3 and KYOCERA Kona.

12/13/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, November 22, 2013

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Dr. John Sheppard and Dr. Pete Kollbaum on November 9-10 Show

Dr. John Sheppard (Virginia Eye Consultants - Norfolk, VA)

Dr. Pete Kollbaum (Indiana University - Bloomington, IN)

On the Veterans' Day weekend program, we have Virginia Eye Consultants' Dr. John Sheppard discussing dry eye and the nutritional supplement called HydroEye.

Then, Indiana University's Dr. Pete Kollbaum talks about refractive errors, such as farsightedness and nearsightedness, and how contact lenses can correct those errors. Also, we discuss an award that Dr. Kollbaum received from the American Academy of Optometry.

10/9/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Dr. Jay Erie and Greg Stilson on First November Show

Dr. Jay Erie (Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN)

BrailleNote Apex (Humanware - Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

On our first November show, we have Mayo Clinic's Dr. Jay Erie discussing the increase in cataract surgeries.

Then, we'll have Humanware's Greg Stilson talking about its BrailleNote products and KeySoft 9.4 software and Nemeth code.
11/2/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

Friday, October 25, 2013

Dr. Sai Chavala and Dr. Edward Kondrot On October 26-27 Show

Dr. Sai Chavala (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC)

Dr. Edward Kondrot (Healing the Eye and Wellness Center - Dade City, FL)

On this weekend's show, we'll have the University of North Carolina Department of Ophthalmology's Dr. Sai Chavala discussing MDM2 inhibitors and macular degeneration.

Then, Dade City, Florida's Dr. Edward Kondrot talks about homeopathic remedies for computer vision syndrome.
10/26/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Dr. Cang Ye and Dr. Jena Steinle On First October Show

Dr. Cang Ye (University of Arkansas - Little Rock)

Dr. Jena Steinle (University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN)
On our first October show, we'll have the University of Arkansas - Little Rock's Dr. Cang Ye discussing the Co-Robotic Cane, which will have navigational features to assist those with visual impairment.

Our second guest will the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Dr. Jena Steinle talking about two research projects in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
10/12/2013 Podcast

Friday, September 27, 2013

Janet Ingber and Sam Adler On Second Fall Show

CDesk by Adaptive Voice (Laguna Niguel, CA)
Prodigi by Humanware (Longueuil, Quebec)

On our second new fall show, we'll have freelance writer, Janet Ingber, discussing the computer program, CDesk by Adaptive Voice.  Review is in AFB Accessworld.

Then, Sam Adler of Humanware will talk about the various products in the Prodigi line, which are Personal Vision Assistants.

9/28/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, September 20, 2013

Dr. Jennifer Martinez and Chris Danielsen on First Fall Show

Dr. Jennifer Martinez (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Memphis, TN)

National Federation of the Blind (Baltimore, MD)
On our first fall show of 2013, we'll have St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's Jennifer Martinez discussing macular degeneration and the recycling process in the eye.

Then, we'll have the NFB's Chris Danielsen talking about how e-reader manufacturers are seeking an exemption from accessibility requirements for their products.
9/21/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Dr. Robert Ritch and Jeff Todd On July 13 Show

Dr. Robert Ritch  (Glaucoma Foundation - New York,  NY)

(Prevent Blindness America - Chicago, IL)


On our second July show, we'll have the Glaucoma Foundation's Dr. Robert Ritch discussing exfoliation syndrome, which can lead to glaucoma.

Then, Prevent Blindness America's Jeff Todd explains how much eye care costs collectively in the United States on an annual basis.

 7/13/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Dr. David Schaffer and Dr. Gary Schwartz On July 6-7 Show

Dr. David Schaffer (University of California at Berkeley - Berkeley, CA)

Dr. Gary Schwartz (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY)

On our first July show, we have Dr. David Schaffer of the University of California at Berkeley discussing how adeno-associated viruses can be used to treat Leber's Congenital Amarosis

Then, we hear from Dr. Gary Schwartz of New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center talking about how a drug called selumetinib can be useful in the treatment of melanoma of the eye.  
7/6/2013 (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Dr. Ming Wang and Dr. Sarwat Salim on June 15-16 Show

Dr. Ming Wang (Wang Vision 3D Cataract and LASIK Center - Nashville, TN)

Dr. Sarwat Salim (University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN)

On our second June show, we hear from Nashville's Dr. Ming Wang about Forever Young 3D Lens Surgery used to treat presbyopia.

Then, University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Dr. Sarwat Salim explains glaucoma and the Ex-Press Shunt.
6/15/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Dr. Wai Wong and Dr. Sunil Patel on June 8-9 Show

Dr. Wai Wong (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD)

Dr. Sunil Patel (West Texas Retina Consultants - Abilene, TX)
On our first June show, we'll have Dr. Wai Wong of the National Eye Institute discussing the results of the second Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS2).  

Also, we'll have Abilene Texas's Dr. Sunil Patel discussing why truckers might be at greater risk for developing diabetic macular edema.

6/8/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Dr. Ivan Suner and Meredith Mullins for Memorial Day Weekend

Dr. Ivan Suner (Retina Associates of Florida -  Tampa, FL)

OIC Moments

For Memorial Day weekend, we'll have Dr. Ivan Suner of Tampa's Retina Associates of Florida discussing how the drug, Lucentis, can help the reading speed of those with retinal vein occlusion.

Then, Meredith Mullins of Paris talks about OIC Moments' now completed Blind Sight Photography Contest. 
5/25/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

John Thompson and Dr. David J. Calkins On May 4 Show

1 in 5 Initiative (Learning Ally - Princeton, NJ)

Dr. David J. Calkins (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Nashville, TN)

On our first May show, we'll have John Thompson of Learning Ally discussing dyslexia and the awareness campaign known as the 1 in 5 Initiative.

Then, Dr. David J. Calkins of Vanderbilt Eye Institute will explain glaucoma and the research program known as Catalyst for a Cure.

5/4/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Lou Fioritto, Glen Schubert, and Dr. Rajendra Apte on April 20 Show

Braille Works (Tampa, FL)

Dr. Rajendra Apte (Washington University - St. Louis, MO)

On our second April show, we'll have Lou Fioritto and Glen Schubert to discuss the Braille transcription, translation and printing products of Braille Works.

Then, Dr. Rajendra Apte of Washington University in St. Louis will explain how cholesterol buildup in the eye can adversely affect vision.

4/20/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

Friday, April 12, 2013

Dr. Jason Meyer and Paul Day On April 13-14 Show

Dr. Jason Meyer (Indiana University Purdue University - Indianapolis, IN)

DaVinci (Enhanced Vision)

  Merlin (Enhanced Vision)   

On our first April show, we'll have IUPUI's Dr. Jason Meyer discussing how human induced pluripotent stem cells could be used to treat retinal diseases without being rejected by the patient.

Then, Enhanced Vision's Paul Day talks about three different lines of electronic magnifiers, the Acrobat, the DaVinci, and the Merlin.
4/13/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 15, 2013

Darren Burton and Dr. Hemin Chin On March 16-17 Show

Darren Burton (AFB Tech - Huntington, WV)
Dr. Hemin Chin (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD)

 On our second March show, AFB Tech's Darren Burton talks about the release of AFB's phone app, called AccessNote.

3/16/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

Friday, February 8, 2013

Jason Neeland on February 9-10 Show



On our first February show, Jason Neeland of LS&S Products will talk about the TapMemo, a voice activated personal assistant, and the PenFriend, a voice activated labeling system.

2/9/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, January 18, 2013

Dr. Stephen Tsang and Dr. James Tsai On MLK Weekend Show

Dr. Stephen Tsang (Columbia University, New York, NY)

Dr. James Tsai (Yale University, New Haven, CT)

This MLK Day weekend, we have Dr. Stephen Tsang of Columbia University discussing stem cell research in the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa in mice.

1/19/2013 Podcast

Friday, January 4, 2013

Dr. Mohammed Yeasin and Students On First 2013 Show

Dr. Mohammed Yeasin (University of Memphis - Memphis, TN)

On the first 2013 show, Dr. Mohammed Yeasin, Mohammad Iftekhar Tanveer, ASM Iftekhar Anam, and AKM Mahbubur Rahman of the University of Memphis will discuss Blind Ambition, which is the development of a smart phone app that can help those who are blind with various tasks.
1/5/2013 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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