Aspire Leaderboard June 19

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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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