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Learn about macular degeneration, its symptoms and risk factors, treatment options, and how to live with or care for someone with this eye disease.
 
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Johns Hopkins AMD eSeminar Series: Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) poses a huge public health risk within the aging population.
 
The treatment of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is an increasingly complex and rapidly changing discipline with new information and techniques emerging. In addition, the incidence of DR and RVO is increasing dramatically. It is vital you remain up to date with the latest information, to insure your patients receive the optimal care. With that in mind, What's New in Diabetic Retinopathy & Retinal Vein Occlusion will review cutting edge therapies and techniques in D ...
 
This is a Podcast for the visually impaired and their families and friends, but also for the sighted community to help them understand us better.I have RP and cataracts and is for me a pleasure to do this show, listen and enjoy!
 
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Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver, along with his lovely co-host, Linda Byce, as the interview author, Paul Wallis, as we discuss Hope for those how have been blinded with Macular Degeneration. Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCocxjr6WHxJn0k-qFHGgUNw?view_as=subscriber
 
A packed show recorded live at the Boswell Book Festival featuring ... Dame Judi Dench on acting and how Macular Degeneration has robbed her of books and reading. Andrew O'Hagan on his new book and how formative an early job at Blind Veteran's UK was for his writing. Jackie Kay - Scotland's Poet Laureate on the importance of poetry in audio. An ...…
 
At the Boswell Book Festival, Dame Judi Dench tells Red Szell about her work, her memoir and about how Macular Degeneration has robbed her of books. Clipped from Read On #67
 
In the EU today there are more than 25 million blind and visually impaired people, i.e. with serious vision problems. Diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma or macular degeneration affect people of all ages. The number of people concerned by this invisible epidemic will grow substantially in the future, mostly because of the rapidly ageing popula ...…
 
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If you have a macular eye condition you might know how isolating and solitary it can be. The Macular Society is trying to create social events for people with macular conditions and if you live in the north east of Scotland you’ll be pleased to hear there’s a new one happening near you soon. RNIB’s Kris Wallace has been chatting to Laura Gray f ...…
 
Dr. Efrem Mandelcorn from Toronto, Canada joins the program to discuss hydrodissection for chronic persistent full thickness macular holes, pneumatic retinopexy, and approaches to uveitis as a beginning retinal specialist.
 
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The UK charity Fight For Sight is a leading funder of sight loss research. They have joined with 3 other charities, Blind Veterans UK, Macular Society and Scottish War Blinded, to increase funding and awareness for research into Age Related Macular Degeneration. With an aging population with longer life spans, it's more important than ever to f ...…
 
Dorothy Hatteresly lost her sight whilst driving home one night. She was diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, and has since undergone experimental treatment to help her eye condition. She talks to Jill Barkley about her life story and her love of training dogs! #dogtrainer #maculardegeneration #lifestory #jillbarkley #dorothyhattersely #rnibrad ...…
 
Dr. Jorge Fortun of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute joins to discuss his experience using heads-up visualization for vitreoretinal surgery and approaches to common surgery indications such as epiretinal membrane and macular hole.
 
I am honoured to have as my guest Minnie Baragwanath, the founder and chief executive of the social change organisation Be.accessible, which is working to make New Zealand the most accessible country in the world. Minnie was diagnosed as a teenager with Stargardt disease, a form of macular degeneration and is legally blind, and in the past two ...…
 
Dr. SriniVas Sadda of the Doheny Eye Institute and University of California Los Angeles joins to discuss the growing role of wide-field imaging in retina, OCT-angiography, and new approaches and therapies in the pipeline for dry age-related macular degeneration. [1:40] Introduction – How did you get interested in ophthalmology? [2:55] Why retin ...…
 
Dr. SriniVas Sadda of the Doheny Eye Institute and University of California Los Angeles joins to discuss the growing role of wide-field imaging in retina, OCT-angiography, and new approaches and therapies in the pipeline for dry age-related macular degeneration. [1:40] Introduction – How did you get interested in ophthalmology? [2:55] Why retin ...…
 
Open your eyes to a new kind of treatment. Tim Murphy sits down with mountain climber, comedy producer, author, and accupuncturist Mats Sexton. He's the Pindoctor giving those suffering from pain much needed relief, and those with Macular Degeneration a clearer view of life. Mats is one of the few acupuncturist that treats Macular Degeneration, ...…
 
Full text - http://bit.ly/2yWQ6JxOncotarget | Interview with Dr. Bruno Larrivee from Departments of Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biology and Ophthalmology - Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada & Department of Biological Sciences Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Cana ...…
 
The Craic On podcast from RNIB in Northern Ireland episode 5 On episode 5 of the #CraicOn podcast from RNIB in Northern Ireland.Challenges with getting a job if you're blind or partially sighted, new support group for people with the eye condition Aniridia and a call out for people with Macular Degeneration to take part in a medical trial.…
 
In this week’s VIP, Nelson and James are back talking about the top stories from the world of assistive tech and give you their Cool Picks.News FlashSay Goodbye to Groove Music and Hello to SpotifyBe My Eyes is Now Available for AndroidYou Can Now Change Your Google Assistant in to a MaleAmazon Echo Can Now Call Canada, US and Mexico for FreeMo ...…
 
Vision impairment is a major factor contributing to loss of independent living for otherwise healthy seniors. Dr. Jason Slakter, M.D. leading expert ophthalmologist and CEO of Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. explains how wet age-related macular degeneration (wet-AMD) affects the eye, genetic and environmental factors for developing wet-AMD, and measur ...…
 
BVA17: Introducing BrainPort and Low Vision Simulators - Two New Kinds of Accessibility Products Blind Abilities brings you their final installment from the Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) 2017 national convention in Jacksonville, Florida. With this episode, Pete introduces two products which he has not previously encountered. first, BrainPo ...…
 
Dr Duncan Crombie is a stem cell scientist who has built his career around in vitro disease modelling."I'm hoping to understand why people go blind from diseases like glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration...to find treatments that will slow or prevent that from happening," he says.
 
Facing macular degeneration and debilitating headaches in her 30s, Holly Tse left a thriving IT career in Silicon Valley to learn how to heal her body. As a result, she became an expert in Chinese Foot Reflexology, a successful online teacher, and a Hay House author. As a full-time mom, she has created a life of balance both personally and prof ...…
 
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Computer Vision Syndrome affects about 90% of the people who spend three hours or more a day at their computer or other display devices. The average American adult spends 11 hours a day in front of an electronic screen, cell phone, tablet, computer and TV, while children ar ...…
 
Allegro Ophthalmics expects to deliver some positive news about its Phase II DEL MAR trial that is evaluating the safety and efficacy of Luminate as an adjunctive therapy with anti-VEGFs in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME). Could the news put the company in a position for an initial public offering?…
 
Diabetic macular oedema is a common complication of diabetes, in which damage to the blood vessels at the back of the eye leads to swelling. Lucentis, Eylea and Avastin are three antiangiogenic drugs that can be injected into the eye to treat the blood vessels and reduce the swelling. In June 2017, Gianni Virgili from the University of Florence ...…
 
Dr. Carolyn Lam: Welcome to Circulation on the Run, your weekly podcast summary and backstage pass to the journal and its editors. I'm Dr. Carolyn Lam, associate editor from the National Heart Center and Youth National University of Singapore. Coming right up, we will be discussing fascinating new data on the prevalence of subclinical coronary ...…
 
Dr. Emily Chew of the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health joins Jay to discuss age-related macular degeneration and the utility of genetic testing to guide the use of vitamin therapy. You can find this episode and all prior episodes on our website (Retinapodcast.com). You can also find us on: iTunes Store: https://tinyur ...…
 
Dr. Emily Chew of the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health joins Jay to discuss age-related macular degeneration and the utility of genetic testing to guide the use of vitamin therapy. You can find this episode and all prior episodes on our website (Retinapodcast.com). You can also find us on: iTunes Store: https://tinyur ...…
 
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