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New optic nerve therapy to offer aid to blind

Optic nerve stimulation to offer visual aid to blind: study.

22 Aug 2019 11:34 AM

11 feared to have gone blind after cataract surgeries at Indore hospital

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath termed the incident as 'very unfortunate'.

17 Aug 2019 8:27 PM

RBI to come out with mobile app for currency notes identification

RBI said identification of banknote denomination is key to successful completion of cash transactions by visually impaired persons.

14 Jul 2019 7:36 PM

Boy loses eye on being hit with gun pellet, 6 yrs ago he lost same eye to toy arrow

Although he has had a bespoke prosthetic eye fitted, Taylor-Jay is hoping to raise £2,500 for a 'more realistic' eye.

18 Dec 2018 10:50 AM

Cataract surgery tied to lower risk of car crashes

Drivers with cataracts were 9 percent less likely to be involved in collisions after surgery.

30 Jun 2018 5:09 PM


For sea urchins, beauty lies in the 'feet' of beholder

Ordinarily, sea urchins move towards dark areas in order to seek cover.

14 Jun 2018 6:32 PM

A new 'vision'

The new technique for the powerful gene editing tool CRISPR to restore retinal function in mice afflicted by a degenerative retinal disease.

14 May 2018 8:30 AM

Bihar: Mob assaults man, injects acid in his eyes for eloping with employer’s wife

The assault took place at an eatery in Pipra Chowk late on Friday night in which the man, driver by profession, was left critically injured.

18 Feb 2018 9:28 AM

$850K price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness:

The injectable treatment from Spark Therapeutics can improve the eyesight of patients with a rare genetic mutation.

04 Jan 2018 8:27 AM

Shocking: Man goes blind in one eye after vigorous sex

Experts say man came to eye clinic reporting an obstruction in vision of left eye, which he noticed that particular morning.

23 Nov 2017 9:51 AM


New gene therapy can restore vision

Patients in the study had a condition called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), which begins in infancy.

11 Nov 2017 3:18 PM

Scientists discover gene that causes vision loss in middle-age

Researchers examine how changes in RPGR can damage eye cells to cause X-linked retinitis pigmentosa that leads to degeneration of retina.

07 Sep 2017 7:46 AM

Indian student invents special goggles for blind

The G4B will help blind people detect objects in their surrounding without any physical contact by the means of principle of 'echolocation'

17 Mar 2017 6:50 PM

Patients left blind due to unproven stem cell therapy

Legitimate medical research seldom requires patients to pay and, in the case of eye treatments, only one eye is treated at a time.

16 Mar 2017 2:42 PM

New glasses make life easy for legally blind

The latest version of the glasses, released just last week, sells for about $10,000.

26 Feb 2017 6:52 AM


Blind by birth, J&K computer teacher inspires visually impaired

Presently, an instructor at a computer institute in Srinagar, he is providing training to other blind youth.

16 Feb 2017 2:44 PM

B'luru man invents device for blind to detect fake currency

Dedicating the device to his friend, Tiffany Brar, Mr D'Souza named it TIFFY Template.

31 Jan 2017 12:47 PM