• 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 →
    • 16 MAY 18
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    What is Ocular Albinism?

    You may be familiar with Albinism, a genetic condition that affects the skin and hair, making them extremely light colored or white. However, ocular albinism is a different type of the genetic mutation that affects the eyes. It creates low vision and that is why it is of special concern to us. We work withRead 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 →
    • 30 NOV 17
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    Virgin Atlantic Introduces In-flight Entertainment for The Visually Impaired

    Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline to offer entertainment catered to visually impaired passengers. In 1991, Virgin Atlantic, founded by Sir Richard Branson, became the first to reveal individual screens on the back of each customer’s seat and it continues to offer a wide range of films, TV programs and games as part ofRead more →