Friday, August 11, 2017

New Guidelines for Eye Exams and Zebrafish Gene for Retinal Regeneration on August 12-13 Show

Dr. Andrea Thau

Dr. Tom Reh (University of Washington - Seattle)

Dr. Andrea Thau, former president of the American Optometric Association, explains the importance of new guidelines for comprehensive eye exams. Maria Garcia talks about how those new guidelines for such exams were responsible for the diagnosis for her daughter's brain tumor.

Then, Dr. Tom Reh, of the University of Washington discusses how the gene, ASCl1, natively found in zebrafish, can lead to retinal regeneration in mice.  Dr. Reh also talks about ways to stop the regeneration process from being inhibited.

8/12/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, August 4, 2017

Greyhound Web Site Lawsuit and Dr. Steve Charles On August 5-6 Show

Dr. Steve Charles (Charles Retina Institute - Memphis, TN)

The National Federation of the Blind's Chris Danielsen's discusses a lawsuit filed by the NFB of California against Greyhound over the lack of accessibility of the bus company's website.

Dr. Steve Charles of Memphis's Charles Retina Institute explains five rare eye disorders:  sickle cell retinopathy, radiation retinopathy, optic neuritis, macular telangiectasia, and familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR).

8/5/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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