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"We do not realize how much we take for granted until we spend a day like this one."
The questions to ask is: What uproots and what anchors us? Discovering the answer and following the steps that connect and stabilize us, may prevent the treacherous state.
The treatment may be approved this year, but many people won't be able to afford the $100,000 cost. Still, we're excited this gene therapy works and this approach could benefit other genetic vision disorders.
After living in darkness for most of his life, a North Carolina man can now see thanks to a bionic eye.
While some of these stats and stories are very serious, we've decided to have a little fun with our participation in World Sight Day this year: we're asking you to #BESHADY with the TOMS community on October 10.
Don't you just love how a certain song or smell or moment triggers a floodgate of memories and takes you right back to that moment? That Sarah McLachlan song did it for me. All of the sudden, it's 1998 and I'm 17. I'm in my car with my girlfriends and we're soaking in the entire Surfacing album.
Learning how dogs see and interpret their world will answer a plethora of queries from their responsiveness to training, to their on leash behavior and their reaction to day-to-day activities from approaching stairs and grates, to getting into a car and swimming pool etiquette.
I visited the John Fawcett Foundation while on holiday in Bali, Indonesia and was inspired to make this series of videos to share the amazing work they are doing to give people back the gift of sight.
When I think back to the landlines and card catalogues of the 1950s, I'm amazed that people managed to work and think so efficiently under those constraints. What, then, will our grandchildren think of our touch screens and wireless networks - and with what senses will they look back?
This past week, the FDA approved the Argus Retinal Prosthesis System ("Argus II"), a medical device that is truly a major step forward.
I used to love to touch soft cashmere sweaters that I might buy for my daughter. Or pick up a book and flip through the pages. Now I touch my keyboard and scratch my head. Is the waist really that small on that jacket? Are those stripes too gaudy for my sister? Tapping on the screen enlarges the image. But I still can't feel the texture.
I have two devices to me solve mysteries like that: a camera with a macro lens, and a pair of surgeon's glasses, which are
WATCH THE VIDEO: Get HuffPost Impact On Facebook and Twitter! Cassy Rivera lost her sight two years ago while giving birth
A small but provocative study showed that a form of gene therapy significantly improved the vision of patients left legally