Dr. Partha Nandi discusses some of the latest techniques being used to help protect and improve eyesight. Dr. Sandeep Randhawa discusses how to slow the degenerative process of the eyes as we age. Amada Gates speaks on how the Feng Sui of a home can strengthen eyesight. Dr. Gabriel Sosne informs on a new treatment for dry eyes. And Dr. Sally Hoey talks about how to protect the eyes at an early age.
Dr. Randhawa is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and has an active clinical practice. He graduated valedictorian with honors and distinctions from Christian Medical College, India. After moving to the United States, he completed his Ophthalmology residency at University of Washington, Seattle and a two-year comprehensive fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco. In addition, he also completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Iowa.
Dr. Randhawa has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications and also many book chapters. He has presented numerous times in national retina meetings. He is a scientific reviewer for retina and ophthalmology journals and a principal investigator and co-investigator in many clinical trials. He has received multiple honors during his career and was inducted into the Retina Society in recognition of his contributions. Learn more at arcpc.org
Amanda Gates is an Energy Design Expert, Media Personality, Best Selling Author, Host of the Popular Podcast, Home Energy Design and Award-Winning advanced Feng Shui practitioner and Interior Designer. Learn more at gatesinteriordesign.com
Dr. Sally Hoey has been practicing optometry since graduating from Michigan College of Optometry in 2001. During her time in optometry school, she developed an interest in binocular vision, culminating in a senior thesis involving binocular vision. She is currently practicing at Vision Specialists of Michigan, where she treats patients with binocular vision disorders utilizing prism in eyeglasses. Prior to joining Vision Specialists of Michigan, Dr. Hoey specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of vision-related learning problems as well as other binocular vision disorders. Her other areas of interest include specialty contact lens fittings and treating dry eye.
Dr. Hoey strives to provide her patients with clear, comfortable vision while meeting their individual needs at the same time. Dr. Hoey had the opportunity to provide eye care on an optometric mission trip to Guyana, South America and vision screenings at a local medical clinic. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Michigan Optometric Association, Metropolitan Detroit Optometric Society and the Nuero-Optometric Rehabilitation Association. Learn more at vision-specialists.com
Dr. Gabriel Sosne received his MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, and completed a fellowship through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI and a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is affiliated with the Association of Research and Vision in Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Sosne, a clinician scientist, has a joint appointment as Associate Professor in Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He practices comprehensive ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute with a focus on cataract surgery, corneal and ocular surface wound healing, and dry eye disease. His research interests focused on developing thymosin beta 4 into a novel corneal wound healing agent that suppresses inflammation and promotes tissue survival. Currently, he is studying the wound healing, anti-inflammatory, and anti-apoptosis properties of thymosin beta 4 in Phase II and Phase III clinical trials for dry eye disease and neurotrophic corneal ulcers.
Will Muhammad, President/A&R Director of Hidden Handz Muzic Group and CEO/ President of Inverness Studios & Production has been in the entertainment business for almost 40 years as a hip hop artist, manager and producer. Will is also an entrepreneur as he has owned and operated several businesses in the Detriot area. He served as a championship winning coach for 34 years in the PAL, Public, Catholic and Charter school systems.
Will believes in giving back to the great city of Detroit that he loves so much. Working with the youth has always been his passion, but he doesn’t hesitate to help anyone in need. Will is very excited about his label Hidden Handz Muzic Group’s new distribution deal with Detroit’s own Edward (T Money) Green (Hyped International/Universal) and Our artists Detroit’s own T’yRöse. Will says, “My future is bright and so is my battle with glaucoma”.