The Vision Council Launches Website for Low Vision Patients and Caregivers

The Vision Council is pleased to announce the launch of a standalone website, whatislowvision.org, dedicated to educating consumers about low vision and low vision...

Electric Eyeglasses To Aid Blind- Seeing With Tongue

Neuroscientist Paul Bach-y-Rita hypothesized in the 1960s that "we see with our brains not our eyes." Now, a new device trades on that thinking...

eyeHow – What to Know About Low Vision Filters and Tints

First of all it is important to know that about 135 million people around the world have been diagnosed with low vision. That is...

The High Cost Of Low Vision

The first every  cost of low visual was released in Vienna, Austria, April 16, 2010. The conclusion is visual impairment is a huge burden...

Low Vision Eyewear- an Opportunity

 Eyetonomy released the Sightmate a portable, lightweight low vision aid system that optimizes residual peripheral vision. Worn like eyeglasses, it is the first portable video...

Ocutrx Vision Technologies Appoints Dr. Linda Lam as Chief Scientific and Strategy Officer

Ocutrx Vision Technologies, LLC, a California-based developer of augmented reality (AR) glasses, today announced that Dr. Linda Lam, MD, MBA, joined the company’s executive...

Economic Impact of Vision Problems In The USA = $51.4 Billion/ Year

Ellen Troyer of Biosyntrx wrote an eye-boggling Pearl, in one of her weekly newsletters. Every single one of us has the power to turn this...

Camera On Eyeglasses Offers Hope For Low Vision

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A miniature camera using optical character-recognition technology, mounted onto the eyeglasses of people who are considered legally blind, dramatically improves their...

Light-responsive Dye Stimulates Sight in Genetically Blind Patient

Source: Okayama University, Center for Public Affairs and Communications: Released  March 2015  Okayama University research: Light-responsive dye stimulates sight in genetically blind patients. Researchers at Okayama demonstrate...

Mini Monday; Miniature Dinosauers Craft Kits

The point of our Mini-Mondays is to show what crafts people are doing that will need extra vision.. Check out these Miniature Dinosauers.. Kelly...

First Blind Person To Hike 950-mile Trail

If you ever think you can't do something, reading stories like this really can make you think. If you have ever been hiking, guide...

Low Winter Light and Low Vision it’s a Lemon!

The winter months can prove to be especially frustrating for people with low vision problems due to the reduced light both indoors and outdoors. Low...

Mini Monday: Things You Need Eyewear To See

This is quite fascinating, the worlds smallest chameleon was discovered last month in Madagascar. The Chameleon, sits on a match head. 'In addition to...

The Vision Council Congressional Briefing For Veterans With Low Vision

The Vision Council Hosts Congressional Briefing to Raise Awareness for Veterans with Low Vision Alexandria, VA (May, 2013) – The Vision Council recently partnered with...

Interactive Guide Dog Helps The Visually Impaired

The interactive Guide Dog could help the visually impaired get around better and improve mobility for those less fortunate; G-Navi combines GPS navigation & a...

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