Opternative Online Eye Exam Service Sparks Criticism from Optometrists
A Chicago-based start-up is raising eyebrows among eye care professionals by saying consumers can skip the eye doctor with its do-it-yourself online eye test.
A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court
Getting a prescription for eyeglasses and contact lenses usually means scheduling a trip to the eye doctor, but Chicago-based start-up Opternative says consumers can skip the step with its 20-minute do-it-yourself online eye test that delivers prescriptions by email in 24 hours or less. The program
A police officer cleaning the feet of a blind homeless man has been captured in a heartwarming photo. "We cleaned him up and gave him new clothes," said Sgt. Steve Wick, who is the officer seen in the photo cutting the man's toenails. "we tried to get his feet in shape so he could put shoes on. His
ABC News' Charli James visits the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, an ophthalmic facility treating patients and training doctors inside an airplane.
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
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
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
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