Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Surveys Covering The Pandemic's Effects On Those With Low Vision On October 18 Show

Tom Brunner (Glaucoma Research Foundation - San Francisco, CA)

Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum (American Foundation for the Blind - Tucson, AZ)

Tom Brunner of the Glaucoma Research Foundation discusses the Glaucoma Impact Survey, which explored the experiences and concerns of glaucoma patients during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Then, Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum of the American Foundation of the Blind explains the Flatten Inaccessibility Survey, which studied the challenges of those with low vision during the early period of pandemic with regards to access to transportation, health care, employment, and education.

10/18/2020 Podcast (Click Link Below) 

October 18 Show

Friday, October 2, 2020

Mask Associated Dry Eye and SuperVision Search App On October 4 Show

Dr. Lyndon Jones (University of Waterloo - Waterloo, ON)

Dr. Gang Luo (Massachusetts Eye and Ear - Boston, MA)

Dr. Lyndon Jones of the University of Waterloo in Ontario discusses Mask Associated Dry Eye and guidance in keeping eyes lubricated, while following mask mandates.  

Then, Dr. Gang Luo of Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School in Boston talks about the SuperVision Search App, which uses artificial intelligence technology for magnification purposes. 

10/4/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

October 4 Show

Friday, September 25, 2020

Co-Injecting Photoreceptors and RPE Cells Into Mice To Restore Vision And A Talk About Thyroid Eye Disease

Professor Molly Shoichet (University of Toronto - Toronto, ON)

Dr. Gary Joseph Lelli (Weill Cornell Medicine - New York, NY)

Professor Molly Shoichet of the University of Toronto explains how co-delivery of photoreceptor and retinal pigment epithelial cells into damaged mouse retinas can restore some vision.

Then, Dr. Gary Joseph Lelli of New York's Weill Cornell Medicine and Christine, a patient, discuss (TED) Thyroid Eye Disease, Graves' Disease, and how living with TED can affect one's life.

9/27/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

September 27 Show

Friday, September 11, 2020

Hadley's Braille Workshops, Online Accounts and APH's LEGO Braille Bricks On Sept. 13 Show

Hadley (Winnetka, IL)

Kate Herndon (American Printing House for the Blind - Louisville, KY)

Marc Arneson of Hadley returns to discuss online Braille workshops, the THRIVE newsletter, and how to open a Hadley account.

Then, Kate Herndon of Louisville's American Printing House for the Blind explains LEGO Braille Bricks, which have studs that corresponds to different numbers and letters in the Braille alphabet.

9/13/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

DURYSTA Implant and Hadley's New Website and Workshops On Labor Day Weekend Show

Dr. Deepak Sobti (Texas Eye and Cataract - Waxahachie, TX)

Hadley (Winnetka, IL)

Dr. Deepak Sobti of Waxahachie's Texas Eye and Cataract explains how the DURYSTA implant can help treat open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

Then, Marc Arneson of Hadley discusses its history, newly designed website, and online technology and daily living websites.

9/6/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, August 14, 2020

Excessive Screen Time Hurting Children's Eyes And Multifocal Lenses Treating Children With Myopia

Dr. Glen T. Steele (Southern College Of Optometry - Memphis, TN)

Dr. Jeffrey Walline (Ohio State University College Of Optometry - Columbus, OH)

Dr. Glen T. Steele of Memphis's Southern College of Optometry discusses how excessive screen time in front of digital devices can harm children's eyes.

Then, the Ohio State University College of Optometry's Dr. Jeffrey Walline explains how multifocal contact lenses can help treat myopia in children.

8/16/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, August 7, 2020

Accessible Absentee Voting And Brain's Metabolic Processes Influencing Glaucoma and Alzheimer's Disease

Chris Danielsen (National Federation of the Blind - Baltimore, MD)
Dr. David J. Calkins (Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TN)

Chris Danielsen of the National Federation of the Blind explains the NFB's effort to get states to provide accessible absentee voting systems for those with visual impairment.

Then, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Dr. David J. Calkins explains how boosting the brain's metabolic processes could theoretically slow neurodegeneration to help treat glaucoma and Alzheimer's disease.

8/9/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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