Friday, January 29, 2021

Employment Obstacles For Those With Low Vision and Retinal Damage In Older Diabetic Patients Leader To Cognitive Decline

Megan Aragon (American Foundation for the Blind - Dallas, TX)

Dr. George King (Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical Center - Boston, MA)

The American Foundation for the Blind's Chief Program Officer, Megan Aragon, goes over employment obstacles for those with low vision, accessibility problems in the office workplace and remote workplace, and the role of AFB Consulting.

Then, Dr. George King, Director of Research at Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology in Boston, discusses how retinal damage in older diabetic patients can indicate cognitive decline.

1/31/2021 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

RPB Grant Given To UTHSC and Zeiss UVClean On January 17 Show

Dr. Penny Asbell (University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN)

Zeiss UVClean (Zeiss Vision Care)

Dr. Penny Asbell of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis's Hamilton Eye Institute explains the purpose of a $300,000 grant that the institution received from Research to Prevent Blindness.

Then, Robert Spirito of Zeiss Vision Care explains how a cooler-size unit called the Zeiss UVClean, uses ultraviolet to clean and disinfect lenses.

1/17/2021 Podcast (Click Image Below)

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