Google's training AI to catch diabetic blindness before it's too late

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The disease is treatable but only if it is discovered in time.

Second Sight reveals 1st implant of Orion I visual cortical stimulator

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

'Based on these results, stimulation of the visual cortex has the potential to restore useful vision to the blind'

By 2017, Gene Therapy Could Allow Us to Reverse Blindness

Posted in Science on 22nd Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

A gene therapy that may be able to reverse blindness caused by genetics is in its final stage of FDA approval.

The Blind Have High Hopes for Self-Driving Cars

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Advocates for the visually impaired are talking to companies and legislators about developing vehicles they will be able to drive independently.

5 Ways Futuristic Technology is Helping Eye Care

Posted in Medicine on 12th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Amazing breakthroughs in vision technology are bringing the futuristic promise of bringing sight to the blind a reality.