58 episodes

Authentic conversations about the knowledge gaps in ophthalmology and eye care, with guests hailing from ophthalmology and optometry clinics, vision research labs, industry, private companies, and the low vision community.

BroadEye: An Ophthalmology Podcast Bruno Fernandes and Shawn Maloney

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Authentic conversations about the knowledge gaps in ophthalmology and eye care, with guests hailing from ophthalmology and optometry clinics, vision research labs, industry, private companies, and the low vision community.

    A Renaissance man on a mission to fight blindness - Bjorn Stenvers

    A Renaissance man on a mission to fight blindness - Bjorn Stenvers

    Mr. Stenvers works as a Director at the Eye Care Foundation while also working for the International Council of Museums, advising at UNESCO World Heritage and teaching at the Amsterdam University of the Arts and the Presidential program for Ministers of RANEPA in Russia. In this episode, we discuss how those seemingly distant roles are actually somehow related, and the skills he acquired during the years are being used to help the +200 million people with visual disabilities in developing countries.

    • 29 min
    Helping the visually impaired join the workforce - Kirk Adams

    Helping the visually impaired join the workforce - Kirk Adams

    As the president and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind, Dr. Kirk Adams is a leader in the field of blindness and is committed to pursuing strategic relationships with peers, policymakers, employers, and other influencers to create a more inclusive and accessible world for the more than 20 million Americans with vision loss.

    • 29 min
    Inventing Optical Coherence Tomography: A Story Of Curiosity and Collaboration - Dr. Joel Schuman

    Inventing Optical Coherence Tomography: A Story Of Curiosity and Collaboration - Dr. Joel Schuman

    In this episode, Dr. Joel Schuman gives a detailed overview of how a team of collaborators from diverse academic backgrounds developed Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), a technology that was a leap forward in the field of Ophthalmology. Dr. Schuman further explores how curiosity lies at the center of his motivation to continue discovering and innovating even after co-developing a breakthrough medical technology. 

    • 55 min
    The Ophthalmology Foundation: Educating a Global Community Of Leaders and Eye Care Professionals - Dr. David Pyott

    The Ophthalmology Foundation: Educating a Global Community Of Leaders and Eye Care Professionals - Dr. David Pyott

    In this episode, Dr. David Pyott shares insights and lessons learned as the former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Allergan. David further details the genesis of The Ophthalmology Foundation, highlighting the importance of education and maintaining a global perspective in order to improve eye care and advance the preservation and restoration of vision for all.

    • 49 min
    No Need For Sight When You Have a Vision - Lex Gillette

    No Need For Sight When You Have a Vision - Lex Gillette

    Lex Gillette, five-time Paralympian and 2020 Tokyo silver medalist in long jump, shares his experience from a young boy with sudden vision loss to world-class athlete. Lex gives an overview of his training, the importance of having the right mindset, and how anybody with a vision can do more than most dream is possible.

    • 43 min
    Spark Therapeutics: Gene Therapy For Inherited Retinal Disease - Jay Newman

    Spark Therapeutics: Gene Therapy For Inherited Retinal Disease - Jay Newman

    Jay Newman, Head of U.S. Commercial at Spark Therapeutics provides a detailed overview of gene therapy for inherited retinal disease. Jay discusses the challenges associated with gaining regulatory approval and how this approval has impacted the company and the low vision community at large. 

    • 39 min

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The hosts of the podcast highlight all aspects of ophthalmology and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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