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United States

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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.

Language:

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


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


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


Value of Vision Screening & Early Education

7/18/2016
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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

7/11/2016
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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


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


Status of Facial Cosmetic Surgery

6/20/2016
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What's the latest in facial cosmetic surgery?People do not like the signs of aging. From the wrinkles and droopy lids, to the furrows in your brow, what can be done? In this segment, Dr. Ari Abel shares the latest analytics and techniques for facial and eyelid cosmetic surgery. He discusses the fact that cosmetic surgery continues to be prosperous, whereas LASIK procedures have diminished significantly. Listen in for more information on these procedures and the options available today.

Duration: 00:09:41


Vision to Learn: Changing Students' Lives

6/6/2016
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Learn about the groundbreaking influence of the Vision To Learn program.Philanthropist and former editor of the L.A. Times, Austin Beutner, created an idea which has blossomed into a national organization that provides needy children with free eye exams and glasses. Founded in 2012 in Los Angeles, Vision To Learn provides children with free eye exams and free glasses by bringing its mobile eye clinics to schools and to other neighborhood youth and community organizations. Kids’ vision...

Duration: 00:09:40


How to Survive a Superbug

6/6/2016
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A "superbug" can be super scary.Antibiotic resistance is a naturally-occurring phenomenon that can be slowed, but not stopped. Over time, bacteria adapt to the drugs that are designed to kill them. They change the very core of their composition to ensure survival. Misusing antibiotics (such as taking them when you don't need them or not finishing all of your medicine) is the single leading factor contributing to this problem. The concern is that eventually doctors will run out of...

Duration: 00:09:42


Drone Racing: Will Your Vision Suffer?

6/6/2016
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Interested in drone racing? It may impact your vision.According to MyFirstDrone.com, the following is the definition of drone racing: Drone racing is a sport where drone pilots strive to fly around a set course as fast as possible. Almost all drone races today are done using FPV (First Person View) systems. FPV is a type of drone flying where pilots use cameras to fly drones as if they were sitting in the cockpit. Some pilots fly using FPV monitors, where as others use specialized FPV...

Duration: 00:09:42


Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

5/16/2016
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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 changing the shape of you lenses for better vision, as well as new and improved contact lenses that could help glaucoma patients by recording intraocular pressure and administering necessary medication.Listen in to hear more interesting topics and answers with Dr. Abel.

Duration: 00:09:40


How Ear Wax, Body Odor & Bowels Affect Your Vision

5/16/2016
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Learn about the health of your eyes and how it relates to your body.The body is an impressive machine. When things go awry, it generally doesn’t just shut down without warning.Instead, it sends you little signals letting you know that something is amiss. Think of them as gentle biological taps on the shoulder.Physical signs and symptoms are ways your body tries to alert you that something is out of balance. Many health conditions cause symptoms throughout the body. Some show up on the...

Duration: 00:09:41


Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

4/25/2016
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The Wizard of Eyes shares answers to his most frequently asked questions.Host ofThe Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, sharessome unusual case reports and scientific studies including dizziness, bowel resection and new treatment for sore eyes.Listen in to hear more interesting topics and answers with Dr. Abel.

Duration: 00:09:42


Overcoming Autism with Music

4/18/2016
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Learn about the benefits of music for those with autism.Individuals of all ages and all abilities can benefit from music therapy.Many additional studies have found that children and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) respond well to music.Often, individuals with autism respond positively to music when little else is able to get their attention, which makes music a potential therapeutic tool.Sevy Phalangas, a performing artist, pianist and phenomenal music teacher, returns to...

Duration: 00:09:42


Piano Technique: Exercise for the Brain & Eyes

4/18/2016
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Learn about the benefits of playing piano for the eyes and brain.If you’re looking for a perfect way to keep your mind sharp, piano playing is the solution. It exercises several different parts of the mind and body, while providing you with years of musical enjoyment. Whether you play piano currently or are thinking about starting, playing piano is great brain and eye exercise.Sevy Phalangas, a performing artist, pianist and phenomenal music teacher, returns to discuss the numerous...

Duration: 00:09:40


Understanding Thyroid Problems

4/18/2016
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Fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, depression... could yourthyroidbe to blame?The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck that wraps around the trachea.Thyroid hormone controls many activities in your body, including how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. Host of The Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, discusses several different disorders that can arise when the thyroid produces too much hormone (hyperthyroidism) or not enough...

Duration: 00:09:43


Finding the Right Contact Lenses for You

4/11/2016
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Find relief from the overwhelming multitude of contact lens options.Paul Kuhwald is the second generation of contact lens specialists who have adapted all kinds of materials in order to fit difficult corneas and unusual eyes.Contact lens specialists are typically more aware of the latest contact lens technology and options than a general eye doctor. Many also use advanced equipment that can measure your cornea more precisely to achieve the best contact lens fit possible.Listen in to learn...

Duration: 00:09:41


How Do Video Games Affect Your Vision?

4/11/2016
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Learn insightful facts and tips about electronic device abuse with gaming creator, Joshua Fielder.Video games, as a pastime, have existed for just over 30 years. Their popularity increases every year.The new world of laser-sharp computer screens and high-definition televisions force our eyes to overcome different challenges than the great outdoors. With these new challenges comes new hazards and damage to your eyesight, as well as some surprising benefits.Just make sure to take those...

Duration: 00:09:41

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