Friday, July 31, 2020

Legally Blind Couple Coping During Pandemic and Discussion of Pink Eye and Risk of COVID-19 Being Transferred Through Eyes

Manny Gimenez and Dalesha Richardson (Springfield, Illinois)

Dr. Ella Faktorovich (Pacific Vision Institute - San Francisco, CA)

Manny Gimenez of Springfield, Illinois, talks about misconceptions about being legally blind, coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the YouTube channel, Dalesha's Life, started by Dalesha Richardson, Gimenez's girlfriend.

Then, Dr. Ella Faktorovich of San Francisco's Pacific Vision Institute discusses conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, and the risk of COVID-19 being transmitting into the body through the eyes.

8/2/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, July 24, 2020

Exercise Reducing Macular Degeneration and Discussion Of Cerebral Visual Impairment On July 26 Show

Dr. Bradley Gelfand (University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA)

Dr. Lotfi Merabet (Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA)

Dr. Bradley Gelfand of the University of Virginia's Center for Advanced Vision Science goes over a study showing that exercise can slow or prevent macular degeneration.

Then, Dr. Lotfi Merabet of Boston's Massachusetts Eye and Ear Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School explains cerebral visual impairment (CVI), the difficulty in diagnosing it, and how it affects children.

7/26/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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