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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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