How Legally Blind Mom Got to See Daughter Walk Down the Aisle
A Pennsylvania woman who was struck by a rare condition that left her legally blind in her 50s was able to see her only daughter walk down the aisle thanks to $15,000 in donations that allowed her to purchase high-tech glasses. Joy Hoke, 54, said not being able to see her daughter, Lauren, in her
Top 15 Finalists for 2016 Invention Awards Announced
Finalists in the areas of biochemistry, communications, nutrition and medical technology have been selected by the European Patent Office, a public international organization, for this year's European Inventor Award. Hailing from 13 countries, the 15 finalists were selected by an independent
Broken Screen: Living With Blindness
Gaia Squarci , an Italian-born photographer, embarked on a project about blindness while studying in New York. “I was overdosing on images every day and this made me think of how visual perception and psychology are intertwined and how the lack of one of the senses can affect someone’s relationship
CES 2016: The Coolest Technology We've Seen So Far
The annual CES technology show is a time when we're given a glimpse into what the future could look like, new technology stars can be born and of course, zany ideas are celebrated. "With 2.4 million square feet of space and so many categories from robotics to 3D printing to drones and driverless
Elderly Dog Abandoned at Shelter Spends New Year in a Home
Blackie, a 14-year-old blind dog, was days away from death when an Austin, Texas, animal shelter volunteer took him home. His previous owners had brought him to the shelter when "they could no longer take care of him. Blackie had been an outdoor dog his entire life and he had never seen a vet,"
Special Needs Twins Get Christmas Wish, Adopting Disabled Pit Bull
Christmas came early for 10-year-old twin girls, both with specials needs, when their mother brought home a new member of the family –- a disabled pit bull. The dog, named Carmella, “gravitated” toward the twins, their mother, Dana Polito-Corry told ABC News today, and was exactly what one of the
Meet Matilda the Alien Cat
The tabby cat suffers from a genetic disorder that caused her eyes to enlarge.
How Matilda, the Alien-Eyed Cat, Came to Have Her Celestial Eyes
Meet, Matilda. She's an ordinary Tabby cat -- except for the fact that she has alien-like eyes that are out of this world. The cosmic kitty has garnered a lot of attention on Instagram , where her human companions, who identify themselves only as "The Bearded Man" and "The Lady," share photos and
Dog Loses Eyes to Glaucoma , 'Younger Siblings' Take on Role of Guide Animals
After a vet tech's 10-year-old dog lost both eyes to glaucoma , her two younger pets stepped up to act as guides to the injured animal. Kiaya is an Akita who lives in Waterford, Michigan, with her owner, Jessica VanHusen. "She's my furry daughter," VanHusen told ABC News today. "She's amazing."
Blind Pooch Gets Her Own Seeing Eye Dogs
Both of Kiaya's eyes were surgically removed after being diagnosed with glaucoma.