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Blindness

Blindness

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  1. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile was brought again to the Asian Eye Institute in Makati City Saturday morning. Based on a report by DZMM, the senator left the Philippine National Police ... FULL ARTICLE AT Manila Bulletin

  2. Breakthrough in bid to create personalised treatments for blindness as scientists move closer to gene therapy for inherited disease

    Researchers in New York have identified mutations in a specific gene linked to one of the leading causes of vision loss, stepping up their bid to create individual therapies. FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Mail

  1. FingerReader ring can read printed text to blind people

    Wearable devices are the next big thing, but fitness trackers and AR headsets will probably never have the same kind of impact as MIT’s new wearable. It’s called ... FULL ARTICLE AT Geek.com

  2. Staff from Chiltern Railways are attending a series of disability equality awareness training courses to enhance services to their disabled customers. The training, which is delivered to all new staff ... FULL ARTICLE AT 24Dash.com

  3. (AP) — They all walk through the doors the same way on their first day, says Eastern Blind Rehab Center Chief Bernadette Kern. Kern was speaking about the men and women ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News

  1. The 'Eye-Phone' That Helps Prevent Blindness

    According to Dr. Bastawrous at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine there are 39 million sufferers of blindness around the world. 80% are from low-income countries, and the ... FULL ARTICLE AT Textually

  2. New Technique Creates Corneas in Mice Using Adult Human Stem Cells

    The discovery is one of the first known examples of tissues being created from adult human stem cells FULL ARTICLE AT TIME Magazine

  3. [PR Newswire]London -The UK will protect the sight of millions of people in Africa at risk of developing blindness caused by trachoma, International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone has announced ... FULL ARTICLE AT AllAfrica.com

  4. Seventh Grader Facing Blindness Aims to Help Others See

    Lilly Diuble, who is battling a disease that slowly degrades hearing and sight, has spent the past five years raising money to cure blindness. FULL ARTICLE AT MSNBC

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Wikipedia

Blindness is the condition of lacking visual perception due to physiological or neurological factors. Various scales have been developed to describe the extent of vision loss and define "blindness." Total blindness is the complete lack of form and visual light perception and is clinically recorded as "NLP," an abbreviation for "no light perception." Blindness is frequently used to describe severe... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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