Vision Loss News
Meet a woman who changed the face of medicine
Dr. Patricia Bath, the first African-American female doctor to receive a medical patent, revolutionized cataract surgery.
Parasites, infections in North Korean soldier who defected reveal country's conditions
Hospital records from a young North Korean soldier who defected earlier this month offer telling details about health problems in the closed country. The soldier had both parasitic infections and a dangerous hepatitis infection -- conditions that speak to the poor sanitation and rough conditions
An urgent warning concerning novelty contact lenses
Back now with important information you need to hear as we get closer to Halloween. Doctors asking you to avoid one type of costume, saying the damage could be permanent. Here's erielle reshef. Reporter: A warning about the eye-catching contact lenses. Some so dangerous, they can leave you blind.
How smartphone apps can be used to track your health
ABC News' Kayna Whitworth reports on new apps that can be used to help people manage and collect information about chronic illnesses.
Special glasses let legally blind man see wife walk down the aisle
A legally blind man was finally able to see his wife of 15 years thanks to technology. Andrew and Kelli Airey wanted to celebrate 15 years of marriage with their closest 25 family members and friends on April 30. It was perfect timing as Andrew, 37, who was born with Stargardt's disease, a
Clapper denies wiretap at Trump Tower
The former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, said, "there was no wiretap against Trump Tower during the campaign conducted by any part of the National Intelligence Community."
Trevor Noah talks growing up under apartheid
Late night television host compares racism in South Africa to racism in the United States.
Inside the National Geographic Instagram Exhibit
ABC News' Ali Dukakis tkes us inside the National Geographic Instagram Exhibit in Washington, D.C.
Roseanne Barr to Undergo Surgery, Breaks Kneecap in Three Places
Roseanne Barr is set to undergo surgery on Monday after falling down in San Francisco and breaking her kneecap in three places. The actress revealed in a series of tweets Wednesday exactly what happened. "Fell broke kneecap! Did Hillary drone me? Lol," Barr quipped while sharing a photo of her
Former junior welterweight champ Aaron Pryor dies
Aaron Pryor, one of the greatest fighters in boxing history, died early Sunday after a long battle with heart disease . He was 60. "We are heartbroken and sad to announce that our beloved Aaron passed away at home surrounded by his family at 5:57 a.m Frankie Pryor, his widow, said in a statement.