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'

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.

Projects investigating neural regeneration in the retina funded by NIH

Posted in Science on 8th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

The National Institutes of Health will fund six projects to identify biological factors that affect neural regeneration in the retina.

These Contact Lenses Deliver Drugs Right to Your Eyeball

Posted in Science on 30th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

In addition to correcting vision problems, these flexible lenses can be used to deliver drugs directly into the eyeballs of glaucoma patients.

The Science Behind LASIK Surgery

Posted in Medicine on 27th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Tens of millions of these procedures have been performed and the technology is only getting better.