Be My Eyes is an app where sighted users help blind people who need a little assistance.
Many Americans are unaware of the warning signs of eye disease that could blind them if not detected and treated.
More than 2 million Americans have macular degeneration and another 8 million are at high risk. The best way to deal with it is to get an eye exam and get out in front of it.
America is facing a health crisis – diabetes. It causes heart problems and much more including a potential loss if vision.
An experimental microchip technology is headed for testing in Philadelphia. It could help some blind people see again.
According to a report in the journal Nature, people who are born blind and have learned to detect things by touch become quite confused if they have their site restored.