Tagged With Blindness

Second Sight Medical Products soars 592% after the FDA approves its visual prosthetic system


The UK's Royal National Institute of Blind People has created the first accessible pregnancy test for visually impaired women


A 4-year-old girl in Iowa went blind after the flu caused a rare disease to impair her brain function



A 25-year-old may go blind after eating nothing but pizza, pasta, fries, and chicken nuggets for 22 years


Swiss drug giant Roche reportedly readies to buy the biotech behind the first FDA-approved gene therapy and the priciest medicine in the US


Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness by making a molecule in our eyes toxic, according to a new study



We can now 3D print corneas that could save 15 million people from going blind


The FDA just approved the first gene therapy to treat blindness


A vision-impaired 6-year-old Australian girl can now see because of this VR invention


A first-of-its-kind treatment for blindness just got one step closer to approval


Watch the incredibly detailed work that goes into creating prosthetic eyes


These graphs show how much Americans were freaking out about vision loss after the eclipse



Common explains why he's fighting against a blindness epidemic most people don't know about


A program to rescue 500,000 people from blindness could get a $100 million boost


There's a code on the street blind people can read with their feet


This company is trying a radical approach to reverse a rare form of blindness



Looking at a smartphone temporarily blinded 2 people -- here's how it happened


Microsoft's incredible new app helps blind people see the world around them -- take a look


Facebook just launched a feature that will revolutionise the way millions of people experience it


Watch how Microsoft-powered smart glasses help this blind man 'see'