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Gluten & the "Leaky Gut"
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Gluten & the "Leaky Gut"

Expert : Alison Astill-Smith, Director of Metabolics
Alison Astill-Smith shares her own personal relationship between gluten, autoimmunity, and a "leaky gut." ... read more
Keeping Up with Global Health
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Keeping Up with Global Health

Expert : Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS, FAAFP
Dr. Abel welcomes the well-traveled family doctor, Dr. Omar Khan, to share his interests in global health. ... read more
Use of Roots in Modern Medicine
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Use of Roots in Modern Medicine

Expert : Alan Keith Tillotson, LAc, RH, PhD
Allan Tilloston discusses the benefits of using roots as herbal medicine. ... read more
The Illustrator’s Eye
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The Illustrator’s Eye

Expert : Nancy C. Willis, Author
What kind of visual skill does it take to be a illustrator? ... 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
Optical Illusions: Why Your Brain Can't Believe Your Eyes
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Why do your eyes play tricks on your mind? ... read more
Cognitive Linguistics Impairments
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Cognitive Linguistics Impairments

Expert : Natalie Lutz, MS, CCC-SLP
Learn about the impact of visual impairments and how they affect learning and basic cognitive functions. ... read more
Meet the Wizard: Who is Dr. Robert Abel?
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Meet the Wizard: Who is Dr. Robert Abel?

Expert : Robert Abel Jr., MD
Dr. Robert Abel shares his story and how he became "The Wizard of Eyes." ... read more
A Story of Glaucoma
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A Story of Glaucoma

Expert : Dr. Loh
Dr. Loh shares his experience using drops and herbs to manage his glaucoma. ... read more
Dealing with Dual Sensory Loss
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Dealing with Dual Sensory Loss

Expert : Linda S. Heller, President of Access Health, Aging and Disability Consulting, LLC
Dr. Robert Abel welcomes special guest, Linda Heller, to help bring awareness to duel sensory loss. ... read more

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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