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Advancements in Veterinary Ophthalmology
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Advancements in Veterinary Ophthalmology

Expert : Robert Abel Jr., MD
Should pets and other animals have regular eye exams? ... read more
Out of Sight, Out of Mind?
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Expert : Mark J. Estren, PhD
There is a proven connection between vision, memory and emotional states. ... read more
What's Lurking Beneath Your Eye Make-Up?
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What's Lurking Beneath Your Eye Make-Up?

Expert : Christine Sindt, OD
Does your eye make-up contain something dangerous? ... read more
Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs
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Ask the Wizard: Dr. Abel Responds to FAQs

Expert : Robert Abel Jr., MD
The Wizard of Eyes shares answers to his most frequently asked questions and interesting articles. ... read more
Restoring Vision with Stem Cell Treatments
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After suffering from a bacterial infection which impacted his vision, Chris Panaro sought out stem cell treatment. ... read more
How a Placebo Can Improve Your Health
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How a Placebo Can Improve Your Health

Expert : Robert Abel Jr., MD
The placebo effect has been shown to have real health benefits. ... read more
Brain Games: Do They Work?
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Brain Games: Do They Work?

Expert : Robert Abel Jr., MD
Is that crossword puzzle really doing your brain any good? ... read more
Best Nutrients for Eye Health
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Best Nutrients for Eye Health

Expert : Robert Abel Jr., MD
Learn which nutrients are the most important for eye health. ... read more
Vision for Progressive Education
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Vision for Progressive Education

Expert : Steven H. Godowsky, PhD, DEd
Good vision and educational success go hand-in-hand. ... read more
Why People Are Flocking to Complementary Medicine
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Why People Are Flocking to Complementary Medicine

Expert : Alan Keith Tillotson, LAc, RH, PhD
Why are so many people turning to complementary medicine? ... read more
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Host Bio

Dr. Robert Abel Jr. MD Dr. Abel earned his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in 1969, completed his ophthalmology residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital and was a Cornea Fellow at the University of Florida. A board certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Abel is a former Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University. He founded multiple eye banks, has taught internationally on numerous subjects and done medical mission work. Dr. Abel has done active research on corneal transplants, corneal pathology, contact lenses and drugs as they relate to the eye and, holds two patents on artificial corneas, and has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Senior Honor Award.

Dr. Abel is the author of the popular new book, "The Eye Care Revolution," which teaches patients how to treat and reverse common vision problems. He has formulated vitamins, been a consultant to numerous nutritional corporations and has been seen on PBS, the Discovery Channel and invited to speak at the Royal College of Physicians in London. In his spare time, he practices Tai-Chi, and studies alternative medicine systems.

Show Information

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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