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Children should have their first eye examination by 6 months of age according to many nation vision organizations. In children the eye doctor is looking for health issues with the eyes and if correction with glasses or contact lenses is needed. School screens are just that a screening. Dr Terry tucker will be talking about how important having a full exam is for your child as well as the effect of prolonged computer and cell phone, tablet use on childrens eyes. Some specialists believe prolonged computer use by young children might put them at risk for progressive myopia (nearsighedness).
To make sure your kids are ready for computer use at school, schedule a comprehensive eye exam for them prior to the start of every school year. Schedule an appointment today call (239) 656-1778.
Please join our show this Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. PST and 7:00 p.m. EST with host Denise Messenger and special guest, Dr. Arthur Epstein. We will be discussing cutting edge treatments for dry eye and Blepharitis. Arthur B. Epstein, OD, FAAO, FABCO, FBCLA, DPNAP is a native New Yorker who grew up in the Bronx, NY. He graduated from the City College of New York with a B.S. in psychology and received an O.D. degree from the State University of New York, State College of Optometry were he also was the college's first resident in ocular disease. After relocating to Phoenix, Dr. Epstein co-founded Phoenix Eye Care, PLLC. He heads the practice’s Dry Eye - Ocular Surface Disease Center – The Dry Eye Center of Arizona, and serves as its Director of Clinical Research. Active in the profession, Dr. Epstein is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, the British Contact Lens Association, the American Board of Clinical Optometry and is a Distinguished Practitioner of the National Academies of Practice. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry, a member of the American and Arizona Optometric Associations and Past-Chair of the AOA Contact Lens & Cornea Section. He was a founding board member of the American Optometric Society and currently serves as President of the American Board of Clinical Optometry. Dr. Epstein is a prolific author who has published many hundreds of articles, scientific papers and book chapters. He is a Contributing Editor for Review of Optometry and Executive Editor of Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. He founded, and serves as Chief Medical Editor of Optometric Physician™, the first and most widely read E-Journal in eyecare in the United States! You asked for it and we deliver!
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Despite (what seems to be) much evidence to the contrary, we do not have to watch our eyesight get worse and worse as we age. There is something that we can do about it. On this show our guest, Dr. Ray Gottlieb, will introduce the “Read Without Glasses Method”, which is a series of exercises that stimulate the focusing power of our eyes; making them sharper, more flexible and relaxed. Just like any other part of or body, our eyes respond positively to exercise, and this easy to learn, simple to practice method shows us how to keep our near vison as clear and sharp as possible.
Dr. Gottlieb has been an eye doctor for over five decades, with a specialty in vision training and vision therapy. He developed and refined the “Read Without Glasses Method” in his private practice in 1976, and is currently the Dean of the College of Syntonic Optometry. So please join us for this leadiing edge discussion, and have your questions ready for our guest.
E-mail for Dr. Gottlieb: email@example.com
When what we see with our eyes is misinterpreted by our brain, this disconnection can frustrate our ability to be effective on many fields of endeavor, from relationships, to night driving as well as how effective we are in our chosen education and career.
Join us as we speak with Dr. Joel Warshowsky, author of How Behavioral Optometry Can Unlock Your Child’s Potential, also a Holistic, Behavioral and Developmental Optometrist, and Associate Clinical Professor Emeritus. He will share how visual dysfunction can be easily diagnosed and reversed through therapeutic lenses, prisms and vision therapy.
Meet Dr. Warshowsky and some of the other top integrative, wellness oriented healers, authors and celebrities from around the world at the upcoming NAVEL expo.
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On this show we will discuss our upcoming interview with Dr. Ray Gottlieb. As founder of “The Read Without Glasses Method”, Dr. Gottlieb will explain how this easy to learn, simple to practice process helps keep our eyes young and sharp; both of which support our ability to read without glasses. If you would like to know more about this product, go to our website @ www.lfw2.net and click on “Affiliates”. If you have questions, our guest will be happy to answer them during the show..Thank you for joinng us..
Welcome to this week's show. We haven't been on air with Sarah's Autism Chat for quite some time, so we're looking forward to getting back on the airwaves!
Sarah will be updating you all on what has been going on in the autism community as well as how the "Wear Ribbons" event at Positively Autistic went, as we have not updated everyone on the final amount we made. We will also be talking to radio show host Jeanette Purkis all about her recent award 'Inspiration Award for Individual Achievement (Adult) at the 2015 Aspect Awards. As well as this, we'll be hearing from our brand new radio show host, Michele Chigas Hillman who recently attended an optometry conference in Las Vegas in relation to autism and eyesight vision that Michele campaigns for, so she will be talking about this.
As always, you can join us in the chat room, call in on 1-619-393-2848 or call in via the Skype link.
For more information on Positively Autistic, you can visit our website on www.positivelyautistic.com or our Facebook page www.facebook.com/PositivelyAutistic
We look forward to hearing from you!
Our guest Dr Terry Tucker with Tucker Vision Center will be discussing with us today a wide variety topics related to healthy vision. He will be discussing Age Realted Macular Degeneration, Computer use related issues, The importance of eye exams for children, different types of contact lenses and some tips for women.
Having healthy vision is important at any age. Comprehensive eye exams will help ensure your eyes are healthy and your vision is the best it can be.
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“When winning becomes too important, it blurs concern for the way our actions affect others; it necessarily sets up someone on the opposing side who must “lose.” The win/??lose mentality prominent in our society is a symptom of a much larger problem—a spiritual problem, in fact.” - Dr. Margaret Placentra Johnston
After practicing Optometry for over three decades - helping people to see better in the physical world - Dr. Margaret Placentra Johnston now offers clearer vision of a different sort - a broader perspective about religion and spirituality than what the conventional world typically recognizes.
The author of Faith Beyond Belief: Stories of Good People Who Left Their Church Behind, Dr. Johnston feels the spiritual development stages have the power to bring an end to religious intolerance and should be part of the general knowledge of our culture. Faith Beyond Belief has won a number of awards including being named the Gold Winner of the 2013 Nautilus Book Award in Religion/Spirituality. Visit www.FaithBeyondBelief-book.com. Watch the book trailer.
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Karen E. Copeland O.D. The Queen Of Redesign - Redesign your Life for Purpose and Passion
In 1981 Karen Copeland earned a BS Degree in Biology from California State University, Long Beach. In 1991 she received her BA Degree in Optics from University of California at Berkeley. She continued her studies at the University of California at Berkeley and received a Doctorate of Optometry Degree in 1993.
Shortly after completing her education Dr. Copeland realized that she was more suited in the field of Health and Nutrition and decided to pursue a career in the field of Health and Nutrition. She has since obtained Certification as a Nutritional Consultant and also Alternative Health Care. She has learned that her passion and purpose in life is to teach and coach others on how to free themselves of unhealthy diets, obesity, low energy, mood swings and many other lifestyle challenges. Dr. Copeland realized that her prior training was groundwork for the true purpose for her life, which is to serve humanity by helping others live happier, healthier and prosperous lives.
Business Lunch with OB is 60 powerful minutes to help you move closer to optimal at work and life and make tomorrow better than today. It’s hosted by Michael O’Brien aka OB. Michael is a business leadership coach, motivational speaker, and president of Peloton Coaching and Consulting. (www.pelotoncc.net).
2x Best-Selling Author and Fitness & Nutrition expert Dr. Rick Kattouf II has been named one of America’s PremierExperts® and one of the World Fitness Elite™ Trainers of the Year. In 1997 Rick was voted ‘most likely to succeed’ by the Optometric staff at the Illinois College of Optometry. He has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox affiliates around the country as well as in the USA Today, Chicago Tribune, FIGHT! Magazine, Ironman.com, Livestrong.com and The Independent in the UK. Rick is the CEO/Founder of TeamKattouf, Inc., CEO/Founder of TeamKattouf Nutrition LLC, CEO/Founder of Virtual Gym LLC, Creator of TeamKattouf Nutrition Supplements, Host of Rx Nutrition, author of Forever Fit, Co-author of The Secret To Winning Big, Co-author of Ready, Aim, Influence!, Creator of 5-Round Fury®, and Creator of 5-Round Fury Fitness® workout app.
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Parents — especially those who are nearsighted and had to wear glasses throughout childhood — are often concerned about the causes of myopia and whether their children are doomed to being nearsighted, too.
If this sounds like you, try not to worry too much.
Are your child's eyes getting worse year after year?
Some children who develop myopia (nearsightedness) have a continual progression of their myopia throughout the school years, including high school.
What You Can Do About Myopia Progression
The best thing you can do to help slow the progression of your child's myopia is to schedule annual eye exams so your eye doctor can monitor how much and how fast his or her eyes are changing.
Often, children with myopia don't complain about their vision, so be sure to schedule annual exams even if they say their vision seems fine.
If your child's eyes are changing rapidly or regularly, listen to our next radio show where will discuss this topic and more. We will offer simple suggestions that can go a long way in reducing your child's dependence on stronger eyeglasses/contact lenses every year.
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