February is Low Vision Awareness Month. Low Vision is when people cannot see even with eyeglasses, contact lens, medicine or surgery. Low Vision is usually caused by eye diseases or health disorders, eye injuries and birth defects.
One one most intriguing vendors at Vision Expo West was eSight Corporation, a technology company focused on solutions for the blind. eSight eyewear calls themselves ‘the first intelligent eyewear that enables people with low vision or legal blindness to actually see’ Looking much like over prescription sunglasses, eSight eyewear uses an advanced, high- resolution video […]
CHICAGO (Sept. 12, 2013) – Almost 3 million Americans have low vision, according to the National Eye Institute. And, those numbers are expected to increase to more than 5 million by 2030 and close to 9 million by 2050. Low vision is defined as vision loss that cannot be corrected with eyeglasses, medicine or surgery. […]
To Teach Children the Impact of Healthy Vision on the Field and In Their Everyday Lives Event Benefiting Children in the Tampa Bay Area with Free Eyecare Services and Baseball Clinic is First in a Nationwide Series of Events with Transitions Optical and Cal Ripken, Jr. Targeting Underserved Communities PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May, 2013 – […]
If you have never seen CraftOptics in person, this new video is for you! Jeff walks you through how CraftOptics Telescopes and the CraftOptics DreamBeam work together to help you see with laser focus like you did when you were a kid. He’ll show you how they will help you see amazing detail while allowing […]
Sensory substitution devices work by converting one type of sensory input into another – examples would be systems such as CASBLiP and EYE 21, which allow the blind to “see” by assigning sounds to images. Now, a team of researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have created a similar wearable device, known as EyeMusic. […]