Friday, October 30, 2020

Using SLT at Low Energy To Potentially Treat Glaucoma And An Experimental Compound To Potential Treat Retinopathy

Dr. Tony Realini (West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV)

Dr. Chris Schafer  (Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation - Oklahoma City, OK)

Dr. Tony Realini of West Virginia University goes over a study on mice, which compares using selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) at standard and low energy levels to potentially treat glaucoma.

Then, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation's Dr. Chris Schafer explains how an experimental compound was developed to target a specific class of proteins in mice to potentially treat retinopathy.

11/1/2020 Podcast (Click Below) 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Surveys Covering The Pandemic's Effects On Those With Low Vision On October 18 Show

Tom Brunner (Glaucoma Research Foundation - San Francisco, CA)

Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum (American Foundation for the Blind - Tucson, AZ)

Tom Brunner of the Glaucoma Research Foundation discusses the Glaucoma Impact Survey, which explored the experiences and concerns of glaucoma patients during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Then, Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum of the American Foundation of the Blind explains the Flatten Inaccessibility Survey, which studied the challenges of those with low vision during the early period of pandemic with regards to access to transportation, health care, employment, and education.

10/18/2020 Podcast (Click Link Below) 

Friday, October 2, 2020

Mask Associated Dry Eye and SuperVision Search App On October 4 Show

Dr. Lyndon Jones (University of Waterloo - Waterloo, ON)

Dr. Gang Luo (Massachusetts Eye and Ear - Boston, MA)

Dr. Lyndon Jones of the University of Waterloo in Ontario discusses Mask Associated Dry Eye and guidance in keeping eyes lubricated, while following mask mandates.  

Then, Dr. Gang Luo of Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School in Boston talks about the SuperVision Search App, which uses artificial intelligence technology for magnification purposes. 

10/4/2020 Podcast (Click Image Below

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