1. Eye on the Future: How can modern scientific knowledge help to prevent blindness?

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    This lecture examines how the treatment of infecion , injury and disease will change as science progresses: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/eye-on-the-future-how-can-modern-scientific-knowledge-help-to-prevent-blindness Gene therapy, stem cells antibodies, RNA interference and nanotechnology have all been investigated as potential treatments for a variety of eye diseases. Some of these have already entered clinical use whilst others remain in investigational stage. These new exciting and exotic sounding technologies are likely to play an increasing role in eye-care. What they are, how they work and what they are likely to achieve will be discussed in this lecture. The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/eye-on-the-future-how-can-modern-scientific-knowledge-help-to-prevent-blindness Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597. This tradition continues today with all of our five or so public lectures a week being made available for free download from our website. There are currently over 1,500 lectures free to access or download from the website. Website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/GreshamCollege Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greshamcollege

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    • Restoring the Light VOD

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      FILM START @ 1MIN 30 SECS In Chinese, to “restore sight” means to “restore light.” A local doctor pours his life savings into a non-profit mobile eye clinic, which benefits several families in the surrounding countryside. We meet a disabled village girl and her blind grandmother; the two brave the odds to send the girl to university. A young boy gets a chance to go to school with his sister and aspires to become a truck driver, even though he can't see. RESTORING THE LIGHT is an exploration of the power of human resilience and compassion in a Chinese countryside fraught with social and economic change. updated Tuesday, October 8, 10:12 PM

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      • 2010/2011 Dr. Steve Mansberger - NW Tribal Vision Project

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        Dr. Mansberger's presentation on his work with telemedecine and the long distance eye care project. Using a special camera to load paitent's eyes onto a website for opthalmologists in Portland, Dr. Mansberger aims to raise the frequency of eye tests among people with diabetes in rural areas. The Berglund Center for Internet Studies is a part of Pacific University Oregon in Forest Grove. Full Press Release: http://www.pacificu.edu/calendar/detail.cfm?CALENDAR_ID=6984&CATEGORY_ID=1

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        • 2014 Keynote by Uduak Odom, OD, FNCO, FAAO, President-Elect, World Council of Optometry

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          Dr. Uduak Odom, President , African Council of Optometry, President-Elect, WCO, and VOSH/International Liaison for Africa, argues for a comprehensive public health approach to community optometric services. This PowerPoint presents the details. It cautions against short fixes without studying community needs that respect both dignity and culture by assessing first the total health concerns of any community. to be served.

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          • Building Eye Care Capacity & Sustainability

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            Panel describes activities and initiatives in building eye care capacity and sustainability in underserved areas of the world including the VOSH Corps initiative. Featured are: Clive Miller, CEO, Optometry Giving Sight Luigi Billoto, OD, Director, Global Resource Development, Brien Holden Vision Institute Sara McGowan, OD, FAAO Head, Optometry Department, Mzuzu Univesity, Malawi, describing her VOSH Corps like experience in Malawi.

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            • Mobile Marketing for Optometrists

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              Seeing is Believing (SIB2013) presentation by Steve Vargo, OD, MBA discussing mobile marketing for eye care professionals. SIB2013 was optometry's first "virtual conference", with 2 days of presentations by industry leaders. The focus was on using technology to advance the business and profession of eye care.

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              • The Chocolate Box with Dr. Wesley Clement

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                Dr. Wesley Clement, Ophthalmologist

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                • FairCareMD - The New Online Marketplace for Healthcare Services

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                  This is the first public display of the FairCareMD online marketplace for healthcare. The talk was given to 45 healthcare professional at the May 26th New York Health 2.0 Meetup event at the offices of PR Newswire. We were very pleased with the response from the audience. Please also tell us what you think of our creation. The site is now available to the public, though we will be focused in New York City until August 2010 so most of our Doctors are there. Thank you for your interest and we hope you come to the site and get the care you need at a price you can afford. If you are a fairly priced physician, dentist, or other health provider we also hope you come by and list your services. Please email us for an activation code!

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                  • Eyes On The Amazon

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                    A documentary by David Story chronicling the Eyes On Christ mission trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

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                    • FEBRUARY 8, 2015 - children & sleep, charcot foot, cancer screening, diabetes, eye care

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                      The American Health Journal for February 8, 2015 includes a segment on how to get your kids to sleep at night; then, a segment on a dangerous condition called Charcot foot; next how cancer screening and treatment have improved; later, how to control your diabetes; and finally, the importance of vision care for your eyes and total health.

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