Device Offers Partial Vision for the Blind – NYTimes.com

Device Offers Partial Vision for the Blind – NYTimes.com.The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first treatment to give limited vision to people who are blind, involving a technology called the artificial retina.The device allows people with a certain type … Continue reading

Routine glaucoma screening program may benefit middle-age African-American patients

CHICAGO – Implementing a routine national glaucoma screening program for middle-age African-American patients may be clinically effective; however its potential effect on reducing visual impairment and blindness may be modest, according to a computer-based mathematical model reported in the March … Continue reading