• 29 OCT 18
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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 →
    • 13 FEB 18
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    Visionary Christine Ha, The Blind Cook, Sits Down With The 20/20 Low Vision Blog

    On Season Three of MasterChef, judges Chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and Chef Graham Elliot determined that home cook Christine Ha was the very best of 30,000 contestants. They named her Winner of MasterChef 2012 and in the process, gave her a platform on which to advocate for the legally blind. A chef whoRead more →
    • 03 JUL 17
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    The Three Things You Need to Know About Macular Degeneration

    Happy Fourth of July! It is a great time of year to celebrate warm weather and American Independence. Band concerts, family gatherings, and firework displays make the holiday enjoyable. However, if your vision is restricted by eye disease it may make it difficult to see the best part of these celebrations - the faces ofRead more →
    • 21 JUN 17
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    The 4 Eye Diseases That Can Lead to Blindness

    It may seem like a horrible question, but if someone asked which is worse, losing your eyesight, hearing, memory, speech, or a limb, what would you say? A majority of people think that losing one’s eyesight is the worst possible health outcome, according to a study conducted by the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns HopkinsRead more →