• MAY 2, 2017
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    What Zebra Fish are Teaching Us About Vision.

    What on earth do Zebra fish have to do with the health of our eyes? A lot according to scientists. Fish eyes have the ability to regenerate if they suffer damage or injury. Human eyes do not. Now researchers want to learn how fish eyes repair themselves in the hopes that they can use thatRead more
    • MAY 8, 2017
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    What You Need to Know About the Difference Between Eye Aging and Eye Disease

    It’s true that we are all getting older. Time marches on and every year brings a new birthday. While we enjoy life, we also notice that each year tends to bring new aches and pains. As the body ages, so do the eyes, and it’s important to realize that the aging eye changes vision. HowRead more
    • OCTOBER 29, 2018
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    What you need to know about cone-rod dystrophy

    What you need to know about cone-rod dystrophy

    Cone-rod dystrophy is considered a rare inherited eye disorder that affects the retina and causes vision loss. The retina captures, or “sees”, images and converts them into electronic signals that are sent to the brain for translation and identification. The cells in the retina that are sensitive to light are called cones and rods. Cone-rodRead more
    • JULY 31, 2017
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    What it’s like to kayak the Grand Canyon BLIND!

      The following is excerpted from NO BARRIERS: A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon by Erik Weihenmayer and Buddy Levy. Copyright (c) 2017 by the authors and reprinted by permission of Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, LLC. Rising the next morning, I tried to force down some breakfast on a

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