9/23/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)
Friday, September 22, 2017
Friday, September 8, 2017
|Dr. Michael Dyer (St. Jude Children's Research Institute - Memphis, TN)|
|Sony 7 HD Plus Handheld Plus Video Magnifier (Baum USA - Methuen, MA)|
Then, David Bradburn of Baum USA in Methuen, Massachusetts, explains the workings of the Sony 7 HD Plus Handheld Plus Video Magnifier, with integrated optical character recognition and text-to-speech software 9/9/2017 Podcast (Click Below)
Friday, August 11, 2017
|Dr. Andrea Thau|
|Dr. Tom Reh (University of Washington - Seattle)|
Dr. Andrea Thau, former president of the American Optometric Association, explains the importance of new guidelines for comprehensive eye exams. Maria Garcia talks about how those new guidelines for such exams were responsible for the diagnosis for her daughter's brain tumor.
Then, Dr. Tom Reh, of the University of Washington discusses how the gene, ASCl1, natively found in zebrafish, can lead to retinal regeneration in mice. Dr. Reh also talks about ways to stop the regeneration process from being inhibited.
8/12/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)
Friday, August 4, 2017
|Dr. Steve Charles (Charles Retina Institute - Memphis, TN)|
The National Federation of the Blind's Chris Danielsen's discusses a lawsuit filed by the NFB of California against Greyhound over the lack of accessibility of the bus company's website.
Dr. Steve Charles of Memphis's Charles Retina Institute explains five rare eye disorders: sickle cell retinopathy, radiation retinopathy, optic neuritis, macular telangiectasia, and familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR).
8/5/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)
Friday, July 21, 2017
|Dr. Richard Norden (Norden Laser Eye Associates - Ridgewood, NJ)|
|Dr. Stephen Daiger (University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, TX)|
Dr. Richard Norden of Norden Laser Eye Associates in Ridgewood, New Jersey discusses the minimally invasive laser vision correction procedure called SMILE.
Then, Dr. Stephen Daiger, a professor in the Human Genetics Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health, discusses the gene, arrestin-1, that has been linked to retinitis pigmentosa in many Hispanic families in the Southwest.
7/22/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)
Friday, July 7, 2017
|Dr. Brian McKay (University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson)|
Curtis Tillman of the Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes tells us about events such as goalball and beep baseball coming up in the Paralympics in Memphis on July 29.
Then, Dr. Brian McKay of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science explains how l-dopa, a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, could be vital in the fight against macular degeneration.
7/8/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)
Friday, June 16, 2017
|Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum|
|VarioUltra 20/40 Braille Display/Notetaker (Baum USA - Methuen, MA)|
|VisioDesk Portable HD Video Magnifier (Baum USA - Methuen, MA)|
Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, certified board internist and creator of the "Cures A-Z" app, tells us about natural therapies. Some of them can help with eye diseases.
Then, David Bradburn of Baum USA in Methuen, Massachusetts, talks about the VarioUltra Braille display/notetaker and VisioDesk HD portable video magnifier.
6/17/2017 Podcast (Click Image Below)
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