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Blindness

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  1. Michigan Man Gets to See Again with Bionic Eye [AP]

    Blindness is one of the most debilitating conditions that humans can suffer from, but medicine is getting better and better every day, and now cybernetic science is starting to help ... FULL ARTICLE AT Softpedia

  2. 'Bionic eye' implant recipient Roger Pontz is recovering his sight after years of near-total blindness. FULL ARTICLE AT WLS

  1. A savvy optician saved a man’s sight – after noticing him rubbing his eyes at a conference. FULL ARTICLE AT Belleville News-Democrat

  2. Ocular Systems Inc., a North Carolina biotech firm focused on processing corneal tissues for transplant, has been acquired by SightLife, a Seattle-based nonprofit focused on reducing corneal blindness.  The acquisition ... FULL ARTICLE AT Philadelphia Business Journal

  1. Seattle nonprofit SightLife acquires corneal transplant tissue processor

    Ocular Systems Inc., a North Carolina biotech firm focused on processing corneal tissues for transplant, has been acquired by SightLife, a Seattle-based nonprofit focused on reducing corneal blindness.  The acquisition ... FULL ARTICLE AT Seattle Business Journal

  2. Audience: Hampton Roads Vision Walk

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY)- Our live audience today was from the Foundation for Fighting Blindness and this Sunday is their 3rd Annual Hampton Roads Vision … More » FULL ARTICLE AT WAVY-TV

  3. Sinosphere Blog: China to Allow the Blind to Take College Entrance Exams

    The Education Ministry’s decision to allow blind people to take the regular “gaokao,” or university entrance examinations, has been welcomed by the blind and their advocates. FULL ARTICLE AT Opinion

  4. Dr. Max Gomez: New iStent Could Prevent Advance Of Glaucoma

    Untreated glaucoma can lead to blindness. But a tiny new implant could prevent that from happening. FULL ARTICLE AT CBSLocal

About this topic

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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