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 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...

Camera For The Blind

When I saw this, I wondered why would a blind person take pictures? But why not? This camera is made for the blind to...

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...

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...

Fashionable Blind Phone

One of our favorite sites is Yanko Design. They have done several pieces for the visually impaired. The latest is this fashionable blind phone....

Haptic Reader Lets The Blind Read Non-Braille Books

Haptic Reader is a concept devices that assists the blind on reading braille book.s The flat glass surface converts the letters of the page...

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...

Laser Surgery for Treatment of Macula Degeneration

I saw this article about ground-breaking laser surgery for treatment of  macula degeneration in the British Daily Express a couple of weeks ago while...

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...

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...

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...

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...

iVisit Turns Camera Phone into Eye for the Blind

iVisit, (Santa Monica, California) that specializes in video teleconferencing applications, has teamed up with the National Institutes of Health to turn a mobile phone's...

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