Friday, July 29, 2022

Parents' Understanding of Activities Affecting Children's Vision and Black Patients' Increased Risk of Advanced Vision Loss From Glaucoma On July 31 Show

Dr. Olivia Killeen (University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center - Ann Arbor, MI)

Dr. Louis Pasquale (Mount Sinai Hospital - New York, NY)

Dr. Olivia Killeen, clinical lecturer in ophthalmology and visual sciences and fellow in the National Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, goes over the results of a study showing how well parents understand how activities such as screen time, wearing protective eyewear, and getting regular eye exams affect their children's vision.

Then, Dr. Louis Pasquale, professor of ophthalmology at the Icahn School of Medicine and Site Chair at the Department of Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, discusses a study showing that black patients are six times as likely to develop advanced vision loss in new onset glaucoma cases as white patients.

 7/31/2022 Podcast (Click Image Below)

Friday, July 8, 2022

Levels Of Certain Protein As Indicator Of Frequency Of Necessary Treatments In Wet AMD And Relationship Between Circadian Rhythms And Photoreceptor Health in Fruit Flies

Dr. Akrit Sodhi (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD)

Dr. Pankaj Kapahi (Buck Institute - Novato, CA)

Dr. Akrit Sodhi, associate professor of ophthalmology, Branna and Irving Sisenwein Professorship In Ophthalmology, at Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine, explains how levels of a certain protein, angiopoietin-like 4, in patients, can predict if the length of the interval between necessary injections can be extended for those with the wet form of age-related macular degeneration.

Then, Dr. Pankaj Kapahi of the Buck Institute of Novato, California and Founder of Juvify, discusses the relationship between circadian rhythms, photoreceptor health, and lifespans of fruit flies.

7/10/2022 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

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