• 28 JAN 19
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    Winter Sports Eye Safety

    Winter Sports Eye Safety

    Remembering to protect your eyes while participating in winter sports is very important. The proper eyewear can protect the eyes from sun damage as well as objects that might scratch or damage the eye. If you, a friend, or family member enjoy winter sports, here is what you need to know about winter sports eyeRead more →
    • 22 OCT 18
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    What’s the difference between wet and dry age-related macular degeneration?

    What’s the difference between wet and dry age-related macular degeneration?

    Even though there is no cure, it’s important to know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) because it affects more than 1.8 million Americans and is the leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. The disease affects more people than cataracts and glaucoma combined. Vision loss caused by the disease is not noticed until theRead more →
    • 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 →
    • 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 →