Open Your Eyes Podcast

with dr. kerry gelb

Episode 22- Dr. Dorothy Hitchmoth

Episode 22- Dr. Dorothy Hitchmoth

EPISODE 22 DR. DOROTHY HITCHMOTH    "The Importance of Annual Eye Exams"  Dr. Hitchmoth is a nationally-recognized award-winning doctor, professor, lecturer and educator. She is a Senior Business consultant at Zeiss Meditech Global. She has also held national...

Episode 21 – Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg

Episode 21 – Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg

EPISODE 21 DR. JEFFREY GOLDBERG    "Glaucoma"  Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg is Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University. His research is directed at neuroprotection and regeneration of retinal ganglion cells and the optic nerve (a...

Episode 20 – Dr. Alan Glazier

Episode 20 – Dr. Alan Glazier

EPISODE 20 DR. ALAN GLAZIER    "The Founder of 'OD's on Facebook'"  Dr. Alan Glazier is the founder of OD's on FB, a community of optometrists boasting over 40,000 members. He is also the founder of Shady Grove Eye and Vision Care in Rockville, Maryland.

Episode 19 – Dr. Tran & Dr. Dornbos

Episode 19 – Dr. Tran & Dr. Dornbos

EPISODE 19 DR. TRAN & DR. DORNBOS    "Vision and Learning" Dr. Tran and Dr. Dornbos are members of the Vivid Vision group. Vivid Vision uses virtual reality headsets like the Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung GearVR, and Google Daydream to treat binocular vision issues like...

Episode 18 – Dr. Michael Carter Part 2

Episode 18 – Dr. Michael Carter Part 2

EPISODE 18 - Part 2 DR. MICHAEL CARTER    "What is Functional Medicine?"  Dr. Carter is a Board Certified Physician with 26 years’ experience as an anesthesiologist, Anti-Aging doctor, Cosmetic surgeon, and Functional and Integrative medicine practitioner licensed in...

Episode 18 – Dr. Michael Carter Part 1

Episode 18 – Dr. Michael Carter Part 1

EPISODE 18 - Part 1 DR. MICHAEL CARTER    "What is Functional Medicine?"  Dr. Carter is a Board Certified Physician with 26 years’ experience as an anesthesiologist, Anti-Aging doctor, Cosmetic surgeon, and Functional and Integrative medicine practitioner licensed in...

Episode 17 – Dr. Jessica Steen

Episode 17 – Dr. Jessica Steen

EPISODE 17 DR. JESSICA STEEN     "Vascular Disease and the Eye"  Dr. Jessica Steen is an attending optometric physician and instructor of ocular pharmacology at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. Topics covered include: How different vascular diseases...

Episode 16 – Dr. Barry Eiden

Episode 16 – Dr. Barry Eiden

EPISODE 16 DR. BARRY EIDEN    "Cutting Edge Contact Lenses"    Dr. Barry Eiden is the president of North Suburban Vision Consultant ltd. Dr. Eiden is known as an innovator in contact lenses and specializes in anterior segment/cornea disease diagnosis and...

Episode 15 – Dr. Dale Bredesen

Episode 15 – Dr. Dale Bredesen

EPISODE 15 DR. DALE BREDESEN    "Reversing Cognitive Decline."   Dr. Dale Bredesen is the author of the New York Times best selling book, "The End Of Alzheimer's" Dr. Bredesen is one of the world's leading experts on cognitive degenerative diseases. Topics...

Episode 14 – Billy R. Hammond Jr., PH.D.

Episode 14 – Billy R. Hammond Jr., PH.D.

EPISODE 14 BILLY R. HAMMOND JR., PH.D.    "The Eye & Brain Connection."   Dr. Hammond is a professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at UGA.  Some topics covered include: How diet and exercise directly affect the brain, how different light sources can be...

Episode 13 – Dr. Robert Lustig

Episode 13 – Dr. Robert Lustig

EPISODE 13 DR. ROBERT LUSTIG   "Longevity, Diet & Sugar."   Dr. Robert Lustig is Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco. He is the author of "Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and...

Episode 12 – Dr. Chris A. Knobbe

Episode 12 – Dr. Chris A. Knobbe

EPISODE 12 DR. CHRIS KNOBBE   "Macular Degeneration."   Dr. Chris A. Knobbe is the founder of the Cure AMD Foundation and the author of "Ancestral Dietary Strategy to Prevent and Treat Macular Degeneration". Topics covered include: a brief history of macular...

Episode 11 – Dr. Richard Hults

Episode 11 – Dr. Richard Hults

EPISODE 11 DR. RICHARD HULTZThe Miracle of Contact Lenses.Topics covered include: The history of contact lenses, refraction, astigmatisms, bifocal and multifocal contact lenses, side effects of contact lenses, how to clean contact lenses, and more!

Episode 10 – Dr. Stuart Richer, OD, PH.D.

Episode 10 – Dr. Stuart Richer, OD, PH.D.

EPISODE 10 DR. STUART RICHER, ODThe eye as a biomarker for systemic diseaseTopic covered include: How the eye can be such a clear biomarker for systemic disease. Why it’s important to maintain a good gut environment of bacteria. The importance of the personal...

Episode 9 – Dr. James Stringham

Episode 9 – Dr. James Stringham

EPISODE 9 JAMES STRINGHAM PH.D.Nutrition, sunlight, artificial light and your vision.Topics covered: Nutrition’s aid to vision, oxidative stress vs. inflammation, vision’s tie to bright light, adapting to different light conditions, the importance of exposure to...

Episode 8 – Thomas Lewis PH.D.

Episode 8 – Thomas Lewis PH.D.

EPISODE 8 THOMAS J. LEWIS PH.D.Building a positive path to our health.Topics covered include: The importance of reducing your body’s engagement with toxicity, the three disease mechanism hypothesis, how supranuclear cataracts are adequate in diagnosing alzheimer’s,...

Episode 7: Dr. Austin Perlmutter

Episode 7: Dr. Austin Perlmutter

episode 7 DR. AUSTIN PERLMUTTERBuilding a positive path to our health.Topic covered include: Why we give way to our impulses, lifestyle factors that will reduce internal inflammation, the importance of daily meditation and exercise for the body, intentional technology...

Episode 6: Dr. Zsolt Tapaszto

Episode 6: Dr. Zsolt Tapaszto

episode 5 DR. ZSOLT TAPASZTOMyopia, Causes, and Solutions.Topics covered include: Different side effects of myopia, the causes of myopia we’re experiencing now, reducing the time we look at screens, why it’s important to start treatment with myopic children as soon as...

Episode 5: Dr. Nicholas Despotidis

Episode 5: Dr. Nicholas Despotidis

episode 5 DR. NICHOLAS DESPOTIDISMyopia, Screen-Time, and Future Eye Issues for ChildrenTopics covered include: Slowing down myopia in children, reducing screen time, macular degeneration, the issues that stem from onset near-sightedness, how orthokeratology works to...

Episode 4: Dr. Renzi-Hammond

Episode 4: Dr. Renzi-Hammond

episode 4 Dr. Lisa Renzi-HammondIs the OD the new GP? Omega 3's and Eye Health.Topics covered include: The retina’s role in regular eye exams, oxidative stress and macular degeneration, importance of lutein and omega 3’s in a daily diet, challenging inflammation with...