Researchers are closer to finding a way to restore sight for patients blinded by certain types of macular degeneration.
Here's more in today's Your Healthy Family. Research shows injection therapy may hold more promise than previously thought.
In a typical eye exam doctors look for changes in the eyes,... more »
BEIJING (AP) - A U.S. spokeswoman has confirmed that blind activist Chen Guangcheng now wants to leave China with his family. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters Thursday that U.S. officials had spoken twice Thursday with Chen and also with his wife and "they as a family have had... more »
The U.S. Association of Blind Athletes is working with 15 veterans who are blind and visually impaired so they can participate in the 2011 Rocky Mountain State Games.
The association provides sports clinics with instruction in judo, wrestling, track and field, swimming and other sports.
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The sense of sight is precious, and for some people it was missing for a long time.
Photographs taken by more than a dozen artists, that were once blind and can now see, are on exhibit starting today at the Marmalade at Smokebrush.
Each of the artists received... more »
Carol Krebs' bedroom windows are in bad shape. "I stick rags all the way around (this one), because the water pours in," said Krebs. She says some of them are broken or won't close all the way--letting in a draft each night. "Right now it's really cold because of the... more »
Bo Bo the dog has a new leash on life. After cataracts left him blind, Bo Bo saw his owner for the first time in two years Wednesday.
Bo Bo, a 12-year-old Chinese Crested, had his sight restored by Angell Animal Medical Center Ophthalmologist Dr. Martin Coster.
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Usually when you lose a tooth, the Tooth Fairy will put a quarter or some chocolate under your pillow. If you have rich parents, you might even get a dollar.
But for 60-year-old Sharron Thornton, losing a tooth meant gaining vision.
That's some trade off.
Thornton, who... more »