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)

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