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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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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.

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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


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


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


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


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


Diabetes & Eye Problems

4/25/2016
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If you have diabetes, you’re at increased risk for a variety of eye problems.Blurry vision is often one of the first warning signs of diabetes.If you have diabetes, you’re at increased risk for a variety of eye problems.It’s important to have regular check-ups and to have your eyes examined.This should include a comprehensive eye exam every year, including dilation.The host of The Wizard of Eyes,Dr. Robert Abel, discuses what's causing vision loss in those who suffer from both type-1 and...

Duration: 00:09:41


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


Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

4/18/2016
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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, includinghow to tell pink eye from the Zika virus, signs, symptoms and what to do if your pregnant.Listen in to hear more interesting topics and answers with Dr. Abel.

Duration: 00:09:41


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


Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

4/11/2016
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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, including the powerful vision of birds and thereview of the recent analysis of major automobile manufacturers’ headlights. You will be disturbed by the performance of all but one.Listen in to hear more interesting topics and answers with Dr. Abel.

Duration: 00:09:40


The Vision of Basketball

4/11/2016
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Coach of The Yearat Saint Joseph’s University, Phil Martelli, shares how vision is used in basketball...literally and figuratively.Phil Martelli, distinguished head basketball coach for the Hawks at St. Joseph’s University, joins Dr. Abel to discuss ways vision isutilized in training college basketball players. Martelli also discusses his life philosophy coaching a successful men's college basketball team.

Duration: 00:09:40


Dry Eye Syndrome: Get the Facts on Treatment & Drops

4/4/2016
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Do you suffer from dry and itchy eyes?There are over 23 million people in the United States suffering from dry eye.Scratch and itch no more.This condition affects men, women, and children. It is exacerbated by excessive computer work, caffeinated beverages, and medications commonly prescribed for hypertension, depression and allergies.Host of The Wizard of Eyes, Dr. Robert Abel, welcomes guest,Mary Boname, a phenomenal New Jersey physician who has explored reasons why patients who present...

Duration: 00:09:42


The Transformative Power of Humor

4/4/2016
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When was the last time you had a really good laugh?A nationally recognized comedian and writer, Amer Zahr, joins TheWizard of Eyes to share his wit and wisdom.Amer is an Arab-American comedian, speaker, writer, and adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Drawing on his experiences growing up as a child of Palestinian parents, he finds the humor in society, culture and politics.Amer joins Dr. Abel to explain how his carefully crafted material is designed to both...

Duration: 00:09:42


Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

3/7/2016
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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, including topics about stem cells to help macular degenerationand how feeding children peanuts before the age of one can actually help decrease the chance of the child being allergic to peanuts in the future.Listen in to hear more interesting topics and answers with Dr. Abel.

Duration: 00:09:44


Reset Your Metabolism in Just 3 Weeks

2/22/2016
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Would you have ever thought that fixing your metabolism could transform your life?Would you have ever thought that fixing your metabolism could transform your life? With the new book, The Stark Naked 21-Day Metabolic Reset, you can... and in just 21-days. Fitness expert, performance specialist, and certified nutritionist, Brad Davidson, hasworked with high-achievers of all kinds, from professional athletes (Sam Baker, Latavius Murray, and Aaron Hicks), to top CEOs, the former Miss USA...

Duration: 00:09:42

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