[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7731" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]December is Eye Safety Month and a good time to learn how to avoid eye hazards in the home.  Each year common household products cause nearly 125,000 eye injuries - the majority of them preventable. Here are tips and suggestions that can help you

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7718" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thanksgiving and the advent of the holidays has us in a reflective mood. We’re thinking about all the things we are thankful for and the inspirational people we have had the privilege to meet this year. Here is what we would like to share

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7703" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Some people climb a metaphorical Mount Everest every day of their lives. A select few climb the actual mountain. A few, very few, scale the summit of the world’s highest mountain without sight and the first to do so was Erik Weihenmayer. It’s one

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7690" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We recently attended the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Innovations Expo, a showcase of technologies that advance accessibility for people with vision impairment and other disabilities. It was an exciting look at the innovations that entrepreneurs, technology companies, organizations and academics in the public and

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7658" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Recently there were two news items regarding age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that caught our eye and we want to share them with you. The first item is a promising new treatment for the disease and the second is new information on the role

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7408" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Bradford and Bryan Manning were diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease, a progressive disease that results in blindness, at the age of seven. You would never know it.  They have completed high school, played Lacrosse, graduated from college with double majors and founded one of

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7402" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are proud to announce that we have opened our Low Vision U Ambassador program. It’s time to advocate for those with low vision and blindness and spread the word about the incredible opportunities that exist for enhanced vision. Today is the first day

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7338" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Driving while legally blind may seem like an oxy-moron, unless you know about the most highly advanced, sight-enhancing medical devices on the market today. We help our legally blind patients do a lot of important things like driving, by carefully assessing their