New Stem Cell Treatment Gives Blind Patients Ability To ReadA revolutionary new stem cell treatment is giving doctors hope of developing a cure for blindness within the next five years.
Gene Therapy Cure For Blindness Gets $850,000 Price TagThe one-time injection will cost patients $425,000 per eye and reverses the disease called retinal dystrophy.
How Regular Checkups With An Ophthalmologist Can Prevent BlindnessIt is called Wet Acute Macular Degeneration and it is a leading cause of blindness in the United States.
How A Smartphone App Can Cure Blindness In Poor CountriesLondon eye surgeon Dr. Andrew Bastawrous is turning a smartphone into an eye examination tool.
Be My EyesBe My Eyes is an app where sighted users help blind people who need a little assistance.
Be On The Look Out For Eye DiseaseMany Americans are unaware of the warning signs of eye disease that could blind them if not detected and treated.
Looking Out For Macular DegenerationMore 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.
Analysis: Managing DiabetesAmerica is facing a health crisis - diabetes. It causes heart problems and much more including a potential loss if vision.
Health Alert: New Implant To Help Blind People See Expected To Undergo Testing In PhiladelphiaAn experimental microchip technology is headed for testing in Philadelphia. It could help some blind people see again.
Seeing May Not Be BelievingAccording to a report in the journal <em>Nature</em>, people who are born blind and have learned to detect things by touch become quite confused if they have their site restored.