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Dr. Robert Abel Jr. talks about many of the important and unrecognized parts of our visual system which we so often take for granted. The show covers the usual common ocular disorders with an East/West approach to both prevention and therapy. The eye-brain connection is presented with information about memory retention, Alzheimer's, the myopia epidemic, and many more subjects. Dr. Abel discusses how the eye and vision are connected with remote parts of the body including your gut flora, musculoskeletal system, blood pressure, drugs and lifestyle. practical and simple health tips.

Dr. Robert Abel Jr. talks about many of the important and unrecognized parts of our visual system which we so often take for granted. The show covers the usual common ocular disorders with an East/West approach to both prevention and therapy. The eye-brain connection is presented with information about memory retention, Alzheimer's, the myopia epidemic, and many more subjects. Dr. Abel discusses how the eye and vision are connected with remote parts of the body including your gut flora, musculoskeletal system, blood pressure, drugs and lifestyle. practical and simple health tips.
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Dr. Robert Abel Jr. talks about many of the important and unrecognized parts of our visual system which we so often take for granted. The show covers the usual common ocular disorders with an East/West approach to both prevention and therapy. The eye-brain connection is presented with information about memory retention, Alzheimer's, the myopia epidemic, and many more subjects. Dr. Abel discusses how the eye and vision are connected with remote parts of the body including your gut flora, musculoskeletal system, blood pressure, drugs and lifestyle. practical and simple health tips.

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English


Episodes

What's Lurking Beneath Your Eye Make-Up?

8/8/2016
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Does your eye make-up contain something dangerous?Women (and some men) often use make-up to accentuate facial highlights. But, make-up can also cause health detriments. Dr. Christine Sindt joins Dr. Abel to share her recent research regarding the microbial contents of many eyeliners and mascara cosmetics. She also provides recommendations for prevention of infection and viable treatments should infection occur.

Duration:00:09:42

Advancements in Veterinary Ophthalmology

8/8/2016
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Should pets and other animals have regular eye exams?Should pets and other animals have regular eye exams? Many medical ophthalmologists have been interested in studying the eyes of other creatures. Instrumentation, technique, and curiosity are just a few of the reasons for that interest. Veterinary ophthalmology first began with doctors looking at the eyes of animals who had died to try to determine the cause, particularly in horses, which provided a variety of valuable services in the...

Duration:00:09:41

Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

8/8/2016
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There is a proven connection between vision, memory and emotional states.Emotions are an everyday experience, whether good or bad. They can also have an impact on the body, which is often described as a psychosomatic state. Memory and cognitive performance are also closely linked to both vision and one's emotional presence. Dr. Mark Estren joins Dr. Abel to discuss the connection between vision, memory and emotional states. As a leading psychologist, Dr. Estren has recognized the...

Duration:00:09:42

What's Lurking Beneath Your Eye Make-Up?

8/8/2016
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Does your eye make-up contain something dangerous?Women (and some men) often use make-up to accentuate facial highlights. But, make-up can also cause health detriments. Dr. Christine Sindt joins Dr. Abel to share her recent research regarding the microbial contents of many eyeliners and mascara cosmetics. She also provides recommendations for prevention of infection and viable treatments should infection occur.

Duration:00:09:42

Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

8/8/2016
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The Wizard of Eyes shares answers to his most frequently asked questions and interesting articles.Host of The Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, shares his accumulation of emails and interesting articles. In this segment, Dr. Abel discusses the global (and visual) experience of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the development of "white coats" that doctors wear; connection between inflammation of the eye and inflammation of the gut; focusing with your eyes closed; as well as many...

Duration:00:09:40

Restoring Vision with Stem Cell Treatments

7/25/2016
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After suffering from a bacterial infection which impacted his vision, Chris Panaro sought out stem cell treatment.Chris Panaro underwent surgery for a completely detached retina, which was caused by endogenous endopthymytis. This was caused by a bacterial infection, which spread throughout his entire body and eventually entered his left eye. Doctors told him initially that the best case scenario was the ability to see flashing lights and waving hands. After much research, Chris applied...

Duration:00:09:40

How a Placebo Can Improve Your Health

7/25/2016
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The placebo effect has been shown to have real health benefits.The placebo effect has been shown to have real health benefits. This effect can be effective in eye disease, IBS, migraines, heart disease, Parkinson's disease, mental health issues... the list goes on and on. Dr. Abel discusses a variety of studies which support the use of the placebo effect.

Duration:00:09:40

Brain Games: Do They Work?

7/25/2016
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Is that crossword puzzle really doing your brain any good?Brain games... do they work? Who says they work (or don't)? How long do they remain effective, if at all? In this segment, Dr. Abel discusses the effectiveness of brain games, as well as research that both supports and opposes the validity of brain training exercises.

Duration:00:09:39

Best Nutrients for Eye Health

7/25/2016
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Learn which nutrients are the most important for eye health.What does your body need to feed your eyes? Dr. Abel runs down the most important nutrients for eye health.

Duration:00:09:42

Why People Are Flocking to Complementary Medicine

7/18/2016
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Why are so many people turning to complementary medicine?Integrative, natural, complementary, homeopathic, alternative... these are all terms that describe health approaches that were developed outside of mainstream Western (or conventional) medicine. And, more and more people are turning to these modalities. Dr. Alan Tillotson joins Dr. Abel to discuss all the money being spent on complementary medicine and the factors that underlie patients’ pursuit of options different from...

Duration:00:09:41

Vision for Progressive Education

7/18/2016
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Good vision and educational success go hand-in-hand.Good vision and educational success go hand-in-hand. Dr. Stephen Godowsky shares his illustrious path as a leader in public education in Delaware and how so many diverse populations have had the opportunity to succeed. The, Dr. Abel introduces the results of Vision To Learn’s provision of free eye exams and glasses to improving classroom performance.

Duration:00:09:41

Why People Are Flocking to Complementary Medicine

7/18/2016
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Why are so many people turning to complementary medicine?Integrative, natural, complementary, homeopathic, alternative... these are all terms that describe health approaches that were developed outside of mainstream Western (or conventional) medicine. And, more and more people are turning to these modalities. Dr. Alan Tillotson joins Dr. Abel to discuss all the money being spent on complementary medicine and the factors that underlie patients’ pursuit of options different from...

Duration:00:09:41

Value of Vision Screening & Early Education

7/18/2016
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How does vision fit into early education?Merle Cohen has spent 40 years in early education with a specialty in developing pre-reading skills, which is found as a predictor of scholastic success. She and Dr. Abel discuss the need for vision modification in order to achieve the same goals.

Duration:00:09:41

Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

7/18/2016
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The Wizard of Eyes shares answers to his most frequently asked questions and interesting articles.Host of The Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, shares his accumulation of emails and interesting articles. In this segment, Dr. Abel discusses an Asian group that helps address loss of vision and blindness at an affordable price. He also shares information on new research surrounding gene technology and the anti-aging properties of pomegranate. Listen in to hear more interesting topics and...

Duration:00:09:41

Volunteering for Vision

7/11/2016
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Meet a dedicated volunteer and her vision for the future.Vision To Learn solves a problem affecting as many as 1.5 million children nationwide who lack the glasses they need to see the board, read a book, study math or participate in class. Kids in low-income communities and minorities are disproportionately affected. More than 89 percent of kids served by Vision To Learn live in poverty and 87 percent are kids of color. Host of The Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, welcomes volunteer...

Duration:00:09:43

Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

7/11/2016
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The Wizard of Eyes shares answers to his most frequently asked questions and interesting articles.Host of The Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, shares his accumulation of emails and interesting articles. In this segment, Dr. Abel discusses telemedicine and the use of virtual doctors and nurses. Listen in to hear more interesting topics and answers with Dr. Abel.

Duration:00:09:41

Virtual Reality vs. Your Eyes

7/11/2016
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How does visual reality effect your eyes and mind?The interaction of a game and the real world is known as augmented reality. Augmented reality (AR) is a live (direct or indirect) view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. Games like these are becoming more and more popular in today's youth. Joshua Fielder, a competitive gamer, joins Dr. Abel to discuss virtual and augmented...

Duration:00:09:42

Exercising the Eyes, Mind & Body

7/11/2016
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Learn how your vision affects your body and mind while exercising.Ever close your eyes while doing yoga or Tai Chi and find yourself wobbling or almost falling over? Eye health is more important to both mental health and physical health than most know. Fitness Analyst, David Lightcap, joins Dr. Robert Abel to share the latest information about the body’s preferred positions for sight and strength. David also explains why we fail to exercise parts of the body to the exclusion of others.

Duration:00:09:38

Killing Eyelid Bugs without Drugs

6/20/2016
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Red, itchy eyes? Finally, relief is available... without a conventional drug.If you're experiencing itchiness, burning, the sensation that you've got something in your eye, crusting and redness of lid margins, and/or blurry vision, you might have "eye bugs." Dr. Jim Branch joins The Wizard of Eyes to share his breakthrough presentation regarding this health concern at the recent annual research and ophthalmology and vision meeting. What he revealed created quite a stir for patients who...

Duration:00:09:42

Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

6/20/2016
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The Wizard of Eyes shares answers to his most frequently asked questions.Host of The Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, shares his accumulation of emails and interesting articles. In this segment, Dr. Abel discusses an eye scan that may detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease, as well as the link between vision and gene therapy. Listen in to hear more interesting topics and answers with Dr. Abel.

Duration:00:09:42