Shannon talks to the National Eye Institute's Dr. Rachel Bishop about eye health, common eye problems, and how we can take better care of our eyes in a preventative manner. Dr. Bishop is the Chief of the Consult Service Section of the Office of the Clinical Director at the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. She performs eye examinations on patients who are participating in clinical trials throughout the many Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Bishop received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She completed her medical internship and ophthalmology residency at Walter Reed Army Center. She holds a Master’s of Public Health from Johns Hopkins. She also has a distinguished military career and provided eye care to thousands of soldiers before or after their deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq, as chief of ophthalmology at Darnall Army Community Hospital in Fort Hood, Texas.
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