Friday, December 19, 2014

Dr. Frans Vinberg and Chris Danielsen on December 20-21 Show

Dr. Frans Vinberg (Washington University - St. Louis, MO)

Chris Danielsen (National Federation of the Blind - Baltimore, MD)
Then, the NFB's Chris Danielsen discusses the accessibility issues of ATM's and Cardtronics Accessibility Center for Excellence.
12/20/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, December 5, 2014

Dr. Herbert Weissbach and Memphis's Eyewear Gallery Featured On December 6-7 Show

Dr. Herbert Weissbach (Florida Atlantic University Campus - Jupiter, FL)

Nick Poveromo, Dr. Warren Johnson (Eyewear Gallery) and Estella Mayhue-Greer (Mid-South Food Bank)

Then, Dr. Warren Johnson and Nick Poveromo of Memphis's Eyewear Gallery talks about its comprehensive eye exams and partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank.
12/6/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Dr. Whitney Hauser and Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler on July 19 Show

Dr. Whitney Hauser (Southern College Of Optometry - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler (Boxer Wachler Vision Institute - Beverly Hills, CA)

On our second July show, we have Dr. Whitney Hauser of the Southern College of Optometry discussing its new TearWell Advanced Dry Eye Treatment Center.

Then, Beverly Hill's Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler of Boxer Wachler Vision Institute explains how ultraviolet radiation can penetrate driver's side windows to cause skin cancer and cataracts.

7/19/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Dr. Felipe Medeiros and Dr. Tueng Shen On July 5-6 Show

Dr. Felipe Medeiros (University of California at San Diego - San Diego, CA)

Dr. Tueng Shen (University of Washington - Seattle, WA)

On our first July show, we have the University of California at San Diego's Dr. Felipe Medeiros discussing how a Ford Fusion simulator can show how eye diseases affect driving.

Then, the University of Washington's Dr. Tueng Shen explains how a sensor can be implanted into the eye to monitor intraocular pressure.

7/5/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 27, 2014

Dr. Valeria Canto-Soler and Dr. William Eric Sponsel on June 28-29 Show

Dr. Valeria Canto-Soler (Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD)

Dr. William Eric Sponsel (University of Texas at San Antonio - San Antonio, TX)

6/28/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, May 30, 2014

Dr. Rishi Singh and Bill Holton On May 31 - June 1 Show

Dr. Rishi Singh (Cleveland Clinic - Cleveland, OH)

(Microsoft Office for the iPad)

On our last May show of the year, we have the Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Rishi Singh discussing eyelid skin cancer and damage that the sun can do to the eyes.

Also, Bill Holton, a writer for AFB AccessWorld, talks about is accessibility review of Microsoft Office for the iPad.
5/31/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, May 23, 2014

Dr. Michael Wall, Dr. Peter Borgman, Dr. Colleen McDowell On May 24-25 Show

Dr. Michael Wall (University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA)

Dr. Christopher Borgman (Southern College of Optometry - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Colleen McDowell (University of North Texas Health Science Center - Fort Worth, TX)

On our Memorial Day weekend show, we have Dr. Michael Wall of Iowa discussing how a glaucoma drug can help women suffering with vision loss from elevated brain pressure.  

Then, the Southern College of Optometry's Dr. Christopher Borgman talks about cataracts, how their progression can be slowed, and how they can be treated.

5/24/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, May 2, 2014

NASA's Dr. Christian Otto On Ocular Health Experiment - May 3-4 Show

Dr. Christian Otto (National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Houston, TX)
On our first May show, our only guest is Dr. Christian Otto of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  He'll be discussing the Ocular Health Experiment, which studies the visual effects of microgravity conditions on astronauts.

5/3/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

Friday, April 25, 2014

Christina Clift and Dr. Ann Elizabeth Elsner on April 26-27 Show

National Federation of the Blind of Tennessee

Dr. Ann Elizabeth Elsner (Indiana University School of Optometry - Bloomington)
To wrap up April, we have Christina Clift of the National Federation of the Blind of Tennessee discussing the BELL program promoting Braille literacy, which will take place in July in Memphis.

4/26/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, April 18, 2014

Brad Davis, Dr. Rohit Varma, and Jeff Todd on Easter Weekend Show

Onyx Deskset HD Portable Video Magnifier (Freedom Scientific)

Dr. Rohit Varma (University of Southern California - Los Angeles)

Jeff Todd (Prevent Blindness - Chicago)

On the Easter weekend show, we have Brad Davis of Freedom Scientific discussing the new Onyx HD Deskset HD portable video magnifier.  

4/18/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 28, 2014

Bill Holton, Jamie O'Mally On March 29-30 Show

Kindle Fire HDX

Jamie O'Mally (NRTC on Blindness and Low Vision at Mississippi State University - Starkville, MS)

On our final show of March, we'll have Bill Holton of AFB AccessWorld give his product review of  the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9".

Then, Jamie O'Mally of the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision at Mississippi State University (NRTC) talks about the upcoming State of the Science conference and various projects in which the NRTC is involved.

3/29/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 7, 2014

Dr. Machelle Pardue and Michael Hingson On March 8-9 Show

Dr. Machelle Pardue (Emory University - Atlanta, GA)

Running with Roselle by Michael Hingson

On our first March show, Dr. Machelle Pardue of Emory University makes a return appearance to discuss the possible link between exercise and a slowed progression of macular degeneration.

Then, Michael Hingson talks about his book, Running With Roselle, which is about the upbringing of a guide dog that eventually assisted in leading the author out of the World Trade Center on 9/11.

3/8/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, February 21, 2014

AMD, Diplopia Game, and MVRF On Feb. 22-23 Show

Dr. John Kitchens (Retina Associates of Kentucky - Lexington)

Diplopia Game Logo

Dawn Prall George (Macula Vision Research Foundation - West Conshohocken, PA)
This weekend, Retina Associates of Kentucky's Dr. John Kitchens discusses the results of a study about macular degeneration.

Then, James Blaha talks about a three-dimensional video game, called Diplopia, which those with strabismus and amblyopia with their visual skills.

Finally, Dawn Prall George will be along to detail the activities and services of the Macula Vision Research Foundation in suburban Philadelphia.

2/22/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, February 14, 2014

Ed Summers, Dr. Michael Iuvone, and Kathy Lamb (Presidents' Day Weekend)

Ed Summers (SAS - Cary, NC)

Dr. Michael Iuvone (Emory University - Atlanta, GA)

Vocatex Plus

On the Presidents' Day weekend show, we'll have Ed Summers of SAS in Cary, North Carolina, discussing an astronomy e-book called, "Reach for the Stars".

Then, Dr. Michael Iuvone of Atlanta's Emory University talks about the retina and circadian rhythms.

Finally, Kathy Lamb of AdaptiveWare explains the CCTV, the Vocatex Plus, and the handheld magnifier, the I-loview.
2/15/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Monday, February 10, 2014

Dr. Cionni, Dr. Pardue, and Kathy Lamb On Feb. 8-9 Show

Dr. Robert Cionni (Eye Institute of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT)
Dr. Machelle Pardue (Emory University -Atlanta, GA)

On our first February show, we have Dr. Robert Cionni of the Eye Institute of Utah discussing the ORA system with VerifEye that assists in cataract surgery.

The last guest is AdaptiveWare's Kathy Lamb explaining GW Micro's reading systems, ReadIt Air and Lex Air.
02/08/2014 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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