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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones

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HEALTHY VISION with Dr. Val Jones seeks to close the gap between vision care attitudes and behaviors by providing listeners with timely and relevant information and helpful resources to help them manage eye health for themselves and their families.

HEALTHY VISION with Dr. Val Jones seeks to close the gap between vision care attitudes and behaviors by providing listeners with timely and relevant information and helpful resources to help them manage eye health for themselves and their families.
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Alexandria, VA

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HEALTHY VISION with Dr. Val Jones seeks to close the gap between vision care attitudes and behaviors by providing listeners with timely and relevant information and helpful resources to help them manage eye health for themselves and their families.

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@drval

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NEW – Vision & Sports Performance

7/22/2013
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With the continuous rise of sports and recreational activities and the increased emphasis on improving athletic abilities, interest in the relationship between sports and vision has grown. On this updated edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D. talks with Dr. Val about the relationship between vision and sports performance. According to Dr. Erickson, who has studied the impact of vision on sports performance and has worked with...

Duration:00:19:21

1-8-13 Ocular Nutrition

12/21/2012
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Mothers are renowned for telling their children to eat carrots for good eyesight, but is it really true? The foods that we eat (or don't eat) play a major role in all aspects of health, including the health of your eyes. On the latest edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist, author and President of the Ocular Nutrition Society, Jeffrey Anshel, O.D., and leading nutrition researcher Elizabeth Johnson, PhD., join Dr. Val to talk about nutrition and its impact on vision and...

Duration:00:28:39

Driving in the Dark Rebroadcast

10/17/2012
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When you are behind the wheel of a car, your eyes are constantly at work, monitoring, watching, assessing. Night driving adds even more tasks for your eyes and one in three drivers say they have difficulty seeing while driving at night. On a special rebroadcast of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist Dr. Cristina Schnider and John Ulczycki of the National Safety Council join Dr. Val to talk about what happens to your eyes in the dark and how you can take better care of your eyes...

Duration:00:35:01

9-25-12 Safe Wear & Care of Contact Lenses

9/21/2012
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Research shows that many contact lens wearers are significantly non-compliant in virtually all active steps involving soft contact lens wear, including hand washing, case hygiene, lens disinfection and following the recommended lens replacement schedule. On the new edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrists Jason Pingel and Christi Closson join Dr. Val to talk about how to get the full benefit of contact lens wear and reduce the chances of developing problems that could...

Duration:00:20:27

5-25-12 Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones UV Protection

5/22/2012
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Taking steps to protect your eyes is as important as applying sunscreen to protect your skin. Stephen Cohen, O.D., past president of the Arizona Optometric Association, and dermatologist and author Jeanine Downie, M.D., join Dr. Val to talk about the importance of sun protection, and provide tips on keeping eyes and skin healthy year round.

Duration:00:21:18

Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones – Eye Allergies

4/26/2012
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An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from the miseries of allergies and about 50 percent of individuals with seasonal and indoor allergies also experience some degree of eye symptoms. Leading authority on eye allergies, Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO, joins Dr. Val to talk about how to identify, treat and manage eye symptoms from seasonal, indoor and pet allergies. He shares his tips to minimize or prevent common eye allergy symptoms from occurring at home, the office, and even in your car.

Duration:00:21:22

Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones – Sports Eye Injuries

3/23/2012
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More than 600,000 eye injuries related to sports and recreation occur each year. More than 40,000 of these require Emergency Room attention and more than one-third of the victims are children. What steps can you take to prevent eye injuries for yourself and your family? Optometrist and researcher Dr. Derek Cunningham and Todd Daniels, Head Athletic Trainer and Conditioning Coach for the Spokane Chiefs hockey team join Dr. Val on the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to talk...

Duration:00:17:06

Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones – Computer Vision

1/27/2012
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How do digital devices like cell phones, tablets and computer screens affect our visual health? Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffery Anshel appears on the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to explain how these devices affect our eyes and what we can do to help prevent or reduce the development of vision-related problems when using them. He also identifies some of the common problems he sees in how computer work stations are set up and offers advice on what we can do to...

Duration:00:21:23

Vision and Performance in Sports

9/27/2011
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Vision, just like speed and strength, is an important component in how well you play your sport. On the new edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D. talks with Dr. Val about the relationship between vision and sports performance, and Olympic champion sprinter Allyson Felix explains how good vision helps her cross the finish line ahead of the pack.

Duration:00:27:28

Children and Vision (Complete Show)

8/29/2011
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This show highlights the importance of good vision to children’s performance in school, sports, and life. Dori Carlson, O.D., president, American Optometric Association talks to Dr. Val about the importance of catching children’s vision problems early on; Optometrist and researcher Jeffrey Walline, O.D. and Clinical Psychology Professor Mitchell Prinstein, Ph.D., share research and offer advice to parents on how to know if your child is ready for contacts. All-American actress Meaghan...

Duration:00:34:50

Segment: Making Children’s Vision a Health Priority

8/29/2011
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According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), one-in-four school-aged children suffer from an undetected or untreated vision problem. While most school vision screenings can and do catch some types of vision problems, they do have their limitations. AOA president Dori Carlson, O.D. joins Dr. Val to talk about the importance of catching children’s vision problems early on.

Duration:00:15:13

Segment: Children and Contact Lenses

8/29/2011
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Optometrist and researcher Jeffrey Walline, O.D. and Clinical Psychology Professor Mitchell Prinstein Ph.D. join Dr. Val to share research results which suggest that contact lenses may have added benefits to children beyond vision correction, and offer advice to parents on how to know if your child is ready for contacts. All-American actress Meaghan Martin tells Dr. Val about how she overcame “poke-a-phobia” and offers advice to teenagers on what they can do to improve their self esteem.

Duration:00:19:54

Maintaining Eye Health and Wellness

6/10/2011
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On the inaugural show, Dr. Jones is joined by leading experts from around the country to take a close look at three vital areas to maintaining eye health and wellness: regular eye exams, contact lens compliance and protecting eyes from harmful UV rays.

Duration:00:23:30

What’s in an Eye Exam?

6/10/2011
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Learn why an eye exam is important beginning in infancy and how eye care professionals can identify some medical conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, just by looking in your eyes.

Duration:00:08:11

Are You Contact Lens Compliant?

6/10/2011
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Research shows that many contact lens wearers are significantly non-compliant when it comes to taking care of their contacts. Hear from the author of a recently published study that looked at the wear and care habits of contact lens wearers, learn the risks associated with not following your eye doctor’s instructions, and find out about a free tool to help you remember when to change your lenses on time.

Duration:00:07:08

Protecting Your Eyes from the Sun

6/10/2011
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Did you know it’s just as important to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays as it is to shield your skin from the sun? Learn about the risks of not protecting your eyes from ultraviolet (UV) rays, beginning in childhood, and how you can get added protection to your sunglasses.

Duration:00:07:52