Eye Know – Do You? is back for season 2 with new and remarkable stories from people in the inherited retinal disease community. Over the course of season 2, new host Tucker Dupree, a four-time Paralympic medalist and motivational speaker, will look back at both the harrowing and empowering moments that shaped his own life. We’ll also hear from others in the IRD community. Eye Know – Do You? is brought to you by Eye Want 2 Know, which is sponsored by Spark Therapeutics. To learn more about inherited retinal diseases and genetic testing visit www.EyeWant2Know.com. Some participants were compensated for their time.
April Lufriu, the Prepared Patient
When former Mrs. America April Lufriu’s sister Melissa was diagnosed with Retinitis pigmentosa at just 19 years old, April poured her heart into advocating for her sister’s care. Hear how April's sister’s diagnosis prepared her – and didn’t – for her...
Tucker Dupree, the Swimmer with Limitless Vision
Tucker Dupree is back to share part two of his story. With his sight disappearing and bits of independence fading away, Tucker enrolled in a local school for the blind where he met a Paralympic runner who changed his perspective on his future as a...
Tucker Dupree, the Determined Teenager
Four-time Paralympic medalist and motivational speaker Tucker Dupree shares how his determination to be a collegiate swimmer became a search for answers after he began losing his sight. Listen to Tucker as he reflects on his personal journey and how...
Dr. Chris Moen, the Impassioned Doctor and Advocate
Advocate and former emergency room physician Dr. Chris Moen started losing his sight at a young age, driving his passion for medicine and helping others with inherited retinal diseases. Originally diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at a young age, hear...
Dr. Elias Traboulsi, the Genetics-Focused Ophthalmologist
Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Elias Traboulsi dives deep into the evolution of genetic testing technology and what it means for people with inherited vision loss. Dr. Traboulsi is Head of the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Director of the Center for...
Meghan DeBenedictis, the Enlightened Genetic Counselor
As a certified genetic counselor and coordinator at Cleveland Clinic, Meghan DeBenedictis has helped hundreds of people with inherited retinal diseases understand the true meaning of their genetic diagnosis. Here she discusses how genetic testing has...
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Great insight into IRD, especially from an emergency physician’s perspective.