Thursday, December 20, 2012

Dr. Andrew MacKay and Dr. Pradeep Ramulu on Last 2012 Show

Dr. Andrew MacKay (University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA)

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu (Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD)

12/22/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Lou Ann Blake and Jonathan Mosen on December 8-9

Lou Ann Blake (National Federation of the Blind - Baltimore, MD)

Freedom Scientific Focus 40 Blue Braille Display (Freedom Scientific - St. Petersburg, FL)
The guests this weekend include the National Federation of the Blind's Lou Ann Blake discussing a survey of blind voters conducting during November's election and Jonathan Mosen of Freedom Scientific discussing the Pac Mate Omni and the Focus Blue Braille displays.
12/8/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Dr. Michael Furlong and Jennifer Bement on Nov. 10-11 Show

Dr. Michael Furlong (Furlong Vision Correction - San Jose, CA)

Jennifer Bement & Coastie (Southeastern Guide Dogs - Palmetto, FL)
On our first November show, we'll have San Jose's Dr. Michael Furlong discussing how keratoconus can be treated by using an intacs contact implant, conductive keratoplasty, and corneal cross linking

Then, Jennifer Bement explains what goes on at Southeastern Guide Dogs in Palmetto, Florida.

11/10/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Dr. Larry Dickerson On October 27-28 Show

World Services for the Blind (Little Rock, AR)
On our last October 2012 show, we have Dr. Larry Dickerson discussing the many services offered by World Services for the Blind in Little Rock.

10/27/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

MonoMouse, ColorMouse, Memphis Assoc. for Sight Impaired Artists - Oct. 13 & 14

MonoMouse - Bierley Associates, Inc. (San Jose, CA)

Evening Tow by Michael Williams

On our second October show, we have Denise Genovese of Bierley Associates, Inc. discussing the USB devices called the MonoMouse and the ColorMouse.

Then, Michael Williams explains his inspiration art and talks about the Memphis Association for Sight Impaired Artists.
10/13/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Joe Lovett and Dr. Eldon Giesert on First October Show

Joseph Lovett (Lovett Productions - New York, NY)

Dr. Eldon Geisert (Univ. of Tenn. Health Science Center - Memphis, TN)
This weekend, we feature Joe Lovett talking about his documentary, "Going Blind", and an ongoing fundraising effort to raise awareness of visual impairment.

Then, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Dr. Eldon Geisert discusses a $1 million grant received from the U.S. Army to study the role of genes in the severity of eye blast injuries.
10/6/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Scott White and Dr. Jennifer Li on September 22-23 Show

Scott White (National Federation of the Blind - Baltimore, MD)

Dr. Jennifer Li (University of California - Davis)
Scott White will talk about NFB-Newsline's collaboration with the meteorological service, AccuWeather.

Dr. Jennifer Li of the University of California - Davis discusses the implantable miniature telescope that can be used to treat end stage macular degeneration.
9/22/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, September 14, 2012

Dr. Andrew Fischer and Joel Snyder on September 15-16 Show

Dr. Andrew Fischer (Ohio State University - Columbus, OH)

Joel Snyder (American Council of the Blind - Takoma Park, MD)
On the mid-September show, we have Dr. Andrew Fischer of Ohio State University discussing the significance of the retinal glia in the eye and a grant from the National Eye Institute

Then, Joel Snyder explains the American Council of the Blind's Audio Description Project, which allows for a narration service of images on screen for those with visual impairment.

9/15/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

David Morgan and Christina Clift On Labor Day Weekend Show

Perkins Smart Brailler
David Morgan - Perkins Products Vice President and General Manager (Watertown, MA)

Memphis Center for Independent Living

On the Labor Day weekend show, we'll feature David Morgan explaining the Perkins Smart Brailler, which is capable of text-to-speech output and simulated Braille on a screen.

Then, Christina Clift will be with us to discuss the services provided by the Memphis Center for Independent Living and the Memphis Federation of the Blind.

9/1/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Eric Damery and Dr. Sean Donahue On August 18-19 Show

Freedom Scientific

Dr. Sean Donahue (Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN)
On the August 18-19 show, Eric Damery of Freedom Scientific talks about the latest versions of JAWS screen reading software and MAGic screen magnification software. 

8/18/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)  

Friday, August 10, 2012

Dr. Eric Pierce, Darren Burton, and Ricky Kirkendall On August 11-12 Show

Dr. Eric Pierce (Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA)

Darren Burton (AFB Tech, Huntington, WV)
The guests on this weekend's show are Dr. Eric Pierce of Harvard Medical School explaining Leber's Congenital Amaurosis and the gene, NMNAT1, and AFB Tech's Darren Burton and FloCo Apps, LLC's Ricky Kirkendall detailing AFB's notetaker for iOS devices, called AccessNote.

8/11/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, July 27, 2012

Humanware DeafBlind Communicator and iPhone Images to Examine Eye

Humanware Deafblind Communicator

Dr. Beau Bruce - Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
This weekend, we have Greg Stilson of Humanware discussing that company's deaf-blind communications products

7/28/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Dr. Paul Sternberg and Dr. Glen Steele On July 21-22 Show

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

Dr. Glen Steele (Southern College of Optometry - Memphis, TN)
On this weekend's show, we'll have Vanderbilt Eye Institute's Dr. Paul Sternberg discussing the CentraSight Treatment Program for end-stage age related macular degeneration that uses a miniature implantable telescope in the eye.

Then, Dr. Glen Steele of Memphis's Southern College of Optometry previews a July 25 community event that will promote infant vision screening and the InfantSEE program.

7/21/2012 Podcast (Click Link Below)

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 and Digit-Eyes on July 7-8 Show

On our second July show, we'll have the American Foundation for the Blind's Pris Rogers discussing the new VisionAware website.

Then, Nancy Miracle will explain Digit-Eyes, an iPhone application that can be used as a digital audio labeling system.

7/7/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 29, 2012

Bionic Eye Technologies and Increase in Eye Disease - June 30 & July 1 Show

Dr. Shawn Kelly (Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA)

Jeff Todd (Prevent Blindness America, Chicago, IL)
On the last June/first July show, we'll have Dr. Shawn Kelly of Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University discussing his Bionic Eye Technologies project, that involves a camera and a microchip that sends electrical stimulation to the retinal nerves.

Then, Jeff Todd of Prevent Blindness America makes a return to discuss how the prevalence of eye disease has increased in recent years.

6/30/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, June 15, 2012

NFB-Newsline Mobile and The Cataract Master on June 16 Show

Scott White - National Federation of the Blind
Dr. John Loewenstein - Harvard Medical School
On our second June show, the featured guests are Scott White discussing NFB-Newsline, a service that provides newspapers and magazines read over the phone, and the new iPhone app, called NFB-Newsline Mobile.

The second guest is Dr. John Loewenstein of Harvard Medical School explaining how The Cataract Master, an interactive program that uses computer simulation technology to assist ophthalmology students with cataract surgery.

6/16/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Eye on Vision at 1 PM Sundays Starting July 1

Eye on Vision will begin airing on FM 89.3 WYPL on Sundays at 1 PM on July 1.  The show will continue to air at 7 PM on Saturdays.  That Saturday show will repeat on Sundays.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Dr. Guigley and Dr. Bafna On June 2 Show

Dr. Harry Quigley (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD)

Dr. Shamik Bafna (Cleveland Eye Clinic, Cleveland, OH)
On our first June show, we have Dr. Harry Quigley of Johns Hopkins University discussing how geographic factors might affect how often glaucoma is diagnosed.

Then, Cleveland Eye Clinic's Dr. Shamik Bafna talks about corneal crosslinking, which involving the bonding of collagen fibers in the cornea using riboflavin.
6/2/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Friday, May 4, 2012

Brad Davis and Dr. Hemin Chin On May 4 Show

Dr. Hemin Chin
On the first May show, we'll have Brad Davis of Freedom Scientific discussing the latest versions of the handheld video magnifier called the Sapphire and the Onyx line of portable video magnifiers.

Then, Dr. Hemin Chin of the National Eye Institute goes over two studies into genetic research of glaucoma called GLAUGEN and NEIGHBOR.

5/4/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, April 20, 2012

Dr. Tonia Rex, Jeff Todd, Pauline Bevers on April 21 Show

Dr. Tonia Rex
(Image: University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN)

Jeff Todd
(Image: Prevent Blindness America - Chicago, IL)

Sci-Plus Calculator

SceneEye Camera

Flick Camera

(Images: Sight Enhancement Systems - Waterloo, Ontario)

On our second April show, Dr. Tonia Rex of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center talks about erythropoietin and glaucoma.

Also, Pauline Bevers of Sight Enhancement Systems goes over the Sci-Plus series of scientific calculators and the SceneEye and Flick cameras.

(Click Image Below) 4/21/2012 Podcast

Friday, April 13, 2012

New Research Into Glaucoma On April 14 Show

Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg
(Image: University of Miami - Florida)

Dr. Jeff Gidday
(Image: Washington University - St. Louis, Missouri)

On our first April show, we'll have Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg of Florida's University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute discussing how damage to retinal ganglion cells can cause glaucoma.

Then, Dr. Jeff Gidday of Washington University in St. Louis explains how exposing mice to low levels of oxygen could save their eyes from glaucoma damage.

4/14/2012 Podcast
(Click Image Below)

Friday, March 23, 2012

David Gamm and Henry Kaplan on March 24 Show

Dr. David Gamm
(Image: University of Wisconsin - Madison)

(Image: University of Louisville)

On the March 24 show, Dr. David Gamm of the University of Wisconsin will be along to discuss how rudimentary retinal structures can be derived from a patient's blood cells.

Then, the Dr. Henry Kaplan of the University of Louisville will explain how miniature pigs are being used to further research into the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa.

3/24 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, March 9, 2012

Diane Bovenkamp and Darren Burton - March 10

Diane Bovenkamp
(Image: American Health Assistance Foundation)

Darren Burton
(Image: American Foundation for the Blind)

On the first new March 10, Diane Bovenkamp of the American Health Assistance Foundation details new online videos about glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Also, Darren Burton of AFB Tech gives his latest product evaluation of the accessibility of certain blood glucose meters to those with visual impairment.

3/10/2012 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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