Friday, July 29, 2016

New Dry Eye Drug and NFB-Newsline On July 30-31 Show

Dr. Kelly Nichols (University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry)

Dr. Kelly Nichols, dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, discusses lifitegrast, a newly approved FDA drug, used to treat dry eye.

Then, Scott White talks about how NFB-Newsline can be used to obtain readings of periodicals, TV listings, and job postings, over touch-tone phones and iPhones.

7/30/2016 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, July 8, 2016

Dr. Sylvia Smith and ORBIS On July 9-10 Show

Dr. Sylvia Smith (Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University)

ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital

Dr. Sylvia Smith of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University discusses how pentazocine, a pain medicine, can preserve cone photoreceptors in mice.

Then, Bruce Johnson, director of aircraft operations, explains how the ORBIS Flying Hospital operates and travels to those countries underserved with eye care.

7/9/16 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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