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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...

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...

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...

Vision Impairment and Lost Productivity

GENEVA—Corrected vision impairment could prevent billions of dollars in lost productivity annually, according to a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...

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...

Braille iPhone

Louis Braille who, in 1824, when he was just 15, devised the six-dot reading technology that is the standard method of reading and writing...

Blind Photographers- Fantastic Images From The Visually Impaired.

If you want to be impressed and awed, check out The Blind Photographer Image site. The images are from blind or visually impaired photographers...

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...

Blind Baseball or Beepball For The Visually Impaired

I have heard of the blind skiing and surfing but never blind baseball. The Stockton Stingrays is a blind and visually impaired  baseball team...

Vision Aware- Excellent Self Help Resource Center For Vision Loss

Vision Aware- (who is following us on Twitter) is a wonderful resource for the visually impaired and for professionals who works with people who...

Low Vision Patients Increasing

According to The Vision Council, the number of people experiencing low vision is increasing. Six million Americans experience low vision and another 20 million...

Low Vision-An Eyecare Opportunity

Going online- I see so many site with low vision offerings, that I am quite surprised at how many eyecare offices don't offer 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...

Hands Free Binocular Glasses

With the price of theater tickets and sporting events today coupled with cash strapped consumers- these hands free binocular glasses will let you see...

Multidisciplinary Approach Needed for Low Vision

A couple of weeks ago, I was discussing with some doctors, why more doctors are not involved in Low Vision- after all according to...

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