Vision Loss News
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.
Cheerleader Hit By Multiple Concussions Warns Other Athletes
Former University of Texas cheerleader Kaitlyn Behnke speaks out about the long-term health consequences she says are a result of the concussions.
Josh Basile was going to visit that goddamn cigar factory. In the dozen years since a wave knocked him to the ocean floor and cracked his C-4 and C-5 vertebrae, leaving him quadriplegic, Basile, 31, has learned how to make things happen for himself. It took awhile to find the blend of resolve,
California Girl, 12, Creates Tools and Technology for the Visually Impaired
Growing up in the shadow of Silicon Valley , 12-year-old Hari Bhimaraju of Cupertino, California, has always been fascinated by science and technology, and she's putting her skills to good use by creating tools for the visually impaired. "I've kind of just grown up in a house where it's always been
Mom Invents Sightseeing Bucket List for Daughter Losing Her Vision
One 6-year-old girl in Arizona is losing her vision, so her mother came up with an idea that will ensure her daughter will have memories to last a lifetime. Catrina Frost is taking her daughter Cailee Herrell on a sightseeing tour filled with bucket list items. The Phoenix, Arizona, woman invented
Opternative Online Eye Exam Service Sparks Criticism from Optometrists
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
The Eye Hospital Saving Lives One Flight at a Time
ABC News' Charli James visits the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, an ophthalmic facility treating patients and training doctors inside an airplane.
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
Legally Blind 5th Grader Sees Mother for 1st Time Through Electronic Glasses
Fifth grader Christopher Ward, Jr., has been legally blind all his life, but he recently got to see his mother for the first time through new electronic glasses. The 12-year-old from Forest, Virginia, traveled up to Washington, D.C ., a few weeks ago to demo a new wearable technology called eSight,