Friday, September 30, 2022

Using Patient's Own Reprogrammed Stem Cells To Treat Dry AMD and How Blind and Visually Impaired Deal With Social Interactions

Dr. Kapil Bharti (National Eye Institute - Bethesda, MD)

Melissa Taussig (Adjustment Counselor for Blindness Community)

Dr. Kapil Bharti, Senior Investigator of the Ocular and Stem Cell Translational Research Section of the National Eye Institute, discusses how a patient's own reprogrammed stem cells can be implanted back into the individual's own eyes to treat the dry form of age-related macular degeneration.

Dr. Lynsey Romo, an associate professor of communication at North Carolina State University, in Raleigh, and Melissa Taussig, an adjustment counselor for the blindness community, explain how those who are blind and visually impaired deal with social interactions.

10/2/2022 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

Friday, September 2, 2022

Children's Eye Health and 4to24 App for Blind Youth On September 4 Show

Dr. Michael Maldonado (Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - El Paso, TX)

Dr. Karla Antonelli (NRTC at Mississippi State University - Starkville, MS)

Dr. Michael Maldonado, Therapeutic Optometrist and Clinical Director of the Ocular Sciences Division, at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, in El Paso, goes over ways to keep children's eyes healthy.

Dr. Karla Antonelli, Research Scientist I, at the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University, explains the 4to24 mobile app, which helps youth who are blind and have low vision and their parents prepare for employment and independent living.

9/4/2022 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

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