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Potential Cure for Vision Impairment to Be Tested Within Three Years

A new gene therapy that has the potential to restore sight to individuals with visual impairments is set to begin clinical trials within the next three years. 164 more words

Thomas Chalberg

Our Story

A good friend encouraged me to start writing about my experiences with Nash and Albinism. It has taken me a whole year to take the plunge and start this blog. 658 more words

Albinism

So Why do You Have an iPhone Anyway?

Oftentimes I am asked how exactly I use my awesome cell phone and how I am able to so easily access technology.  For those of you who are blind, you are likely very familiar with the ever so popular… 916 more words

Lifestyle

Deep Optics has made Omnifocal glasses that can adjust focus real time

Deep Optics, an Israeli company, has created a new type of high-tech glasses lens called “omnifocals” that can change the optical power to allow the wearer to see if they lose their natural focusing ability, if you need multifocal vision correction your one of them. 194 more words

Immersive Technology

Eat Your Carrots and Wear Sunglasses, Kids.

Today I interviewed a man who was diagnosed with glaucoma several years ago and it got me thinking…

WHAT IF MY VISION WERE DETERIORATED????!!!!

I can say that I 100 percent take my vision for granted and when I hear about people who can’t see very well or have life-altering visual impairments, I don’t give it that much thought but today I put myself in Mr. 217 more words

EASA Biennial Conference 2016: Doing ethnography through the body

I am very pleased to be presenting my paper ‘“Blind people need to teach sighted people how to listen”: ethnography through the body in an anthropology of sensory perception’ at… 466 more words

Anthropology