• 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 →
    • 01 OCT 18
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    Tunnel Vision – It’s not just a figure of speech

    You’ve probably heard it used as a disparaging remark –  a person or business has “tunnel vision” – meaning they can only see things from their own, narrow point of view. It’s more than just a saying; tunnel vision is a very real vision impairment and it involves the loss of peripheral, or side, vision.Read more →
    • 16 AUG 18
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    Sam from The Blind Life makes his first appearance in the Big Apple.

    Sam from The Blind Life makes his first appearance in the Big Apple.

    Bari Azman and Sam from The Blind Life had a rare opportunity to meet up in New York City for a day of action packed sightseeing.  This was Sam’s first visit to the Big Apple and there was only a short window of time in which to see all the sights. From Sam’s first NewRead more →