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Piano Technique: Exercise for the Brain & Eyes
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Piano Technique: Exercise for the Brain & Eyes

Expert : Sevy Phalangas, Composer
Learn about the benefits of playing piano for the eyes and brain. ... read more
Understanding Thyroid Problems
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Understanding Thyroid Problems

Expert : Robert Abel Jr., MD
Fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, depression... could your thyroid be to blame? ... read more
Healing Power of Mitochondria
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Healing Power of Mitochondria

Expert : Alan Keith Tillotson, LAc, RH, PhD
Learn about mitochondria and how to enhance them for better health. ... read more
How Do Video Games Affect Your Vision?
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Learn insightful facts and tips about electronic device abuse with gaming creator, Joshua Fielder. ... 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. ... read more
The Vision of Basketball
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The Vision of Basketball

Expert : Phil Martelli , Basketball Coach
Coach of The Year at Saint Joseph’s University, Phil Martelli, shares how vision is used in basketball... literally and figuratively. ... read more
The Transformative Power of Humor
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When was the last time you had a really good laugh? ... 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.
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Dry Eye Syndrome: Get the Facts on Treatment & Drops
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Do you suffer from dry and itchy eyes? ... read more
MRI Scan May Predict Alzheimer's Disease
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Advancements in MRI technology can tell us a lot about neuro-degenerative disorders.
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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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