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What’s new in Eye Care, Eye Health, and assistive equipment that support vision for individuals grappling with visual impairments!

Visual Assistance

Visual assistance More visual assistance for people coping with sight loss is on the way! The American Council of the Blind, ACB, working with other allied organizations is aiming to improve the quantity of audio described projects. The goal is to bring more meaning...

Holiday Letter – December 2019

A flurry of new assistive products and services for people experiencing uncorrectable sight loss recently became available. One of these is a new phone app called “Be My Eyes”. It matches up folks with good vision to those who do not. The concept is that low vision or...

New gene and drug therapies for dimming Eyes!

Retinitis Pigmentosa, commonly referred to as RP, is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. There are over two hundred forms of RP. The National Institute of Health sponsors research involved in drug or gene therapies designed to reduce the...

New “sight” for the visually impaired!

A recently developed service for people with little or no sight called AIRA is being employed in major cities throughout the United States. This new service uses a combination of augmented visual reality, artificial intelligence, and professional agents who provide...