Vision Disability Types and Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2021-02-17
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Although some of these documents from our Vision Loss category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Vision Loss Publications:
Information and definitions in regards to legal blindness, low vision, total blindness and lack of visual perception due to physiological or neurological factors.
UNIGE researchers have identified the gene responsible for a recessive genetic disorder that causes degeneration of the eye and blindness.
Study is first to reveal a particular type of lipid, or fat, thought to only exist in the skin, now lives in your eye and might play a major role in deterring the eye disease.
Clinical study led by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, to learn more about the natural history of early age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
A new device that stimulates nerves in the nose offers the first natural solution to dry eye, a common eye condition.
Research on facial expression of emotions in blind people in an attempt to answer an oft-debated question: are these expressions innate or acquired.
ATF creates beeping eggs so vision impaired children can experience an Easter egg hunt.
Aging U.S. Baby Boomer population will contribute to expected doubling of prevalence of visual impairment and blindness in the next 35 years.
Poor vision is the largest unaddressed disability in the world, despite advancements across healthcare, digital and technology.
Researchers are now using stem cell technology to explore potential new approaches to treatment for vision loss.
General information regarding Heterochromia, a difference in coloration, usually of the iris but also of hair or the skin.
Information regarding Demodex parasites, small mites found at the roots of eyelashes that can cause a range of eye conditions.
Information regarding wet macular degeneration, one of two forms of age-related macular degeneration.
Information regarding Microphthalmia and Coloboma, a form of eye abnormality that arises prior to birth.
Rewiring of senses that occurs in brains of long term blind means that visual restoration may never be complete.
Using simulation has negative effects on perception of the visually impaired.
Information regarding Macular dystrophy, a form of rare genetic eye disorder that causes loss of vision.
Implantable eye devices that improve vision up close could soon be a viable alternative for aging eyes.
FDA classifies contact lenses as medical devices and purchasing them, even decorative colored lens, without a prescription is illegal.
Choroideremia is a rare and inherited disorder that causes progressive loss of vision due to degeneration of the choroid and retina.
American Academy of Ophthalmology explains common eye symptoms for senior adults in support of healthy aging month.
Eye Floaters are deposits of various size, shape, consistency, refractive index, and motility within the eye's normally transparent vitreous humor.
Information regarding Retinitis Pigmentosa a group of inherited diseases that cause retinal degeneration in the eyes that causes gradual decline in vision.
New oral medication showing significant progress by improving visual function of blind patients with LCA.
Researchers worked on a developmental study to find the point at which normal development of eye muscle innervations departs from the mutants.
Information and reseach results regarding the affect of hemianopia on driving ability and your field of vision.
New device offers hope to people blinded due to incurable eye disorders - retinal implant system research provides positive results for people with genetic eye disease.
New slim telescopic contact lens can switch between normal and magnified vision could offer AMD patients an unobtrusive way to enhance their vision.
Researchers have developed a method for inserting genes into eye cells that could help restore sight to patients with blinding diseases like retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration.
Information regarding various eye sight problems a child may develop over time or from birth.
Information pertaining to aging and loss of vision including cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.
Blind using photographic and sound equipment can describe objects and identify letters and words enabling blind to decode visual information within sounds and perceive complex images of people words and objects.
Devices that translate video to mechanical stimulation based on active sensing common to vision and touch may provide intuitive sensory aid for the blind.
Optometrist test called esthesiometry can measure the sensitivity of your eyelid margins sensitivity to touch.
Information regarding common vision issues including refractive errors, nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia.
Information regarding getting your eyes checked by an ophthalmologist or optometrist including types of eye exam tests performed.
Blindsight when visual information from eyes is sent into the brain unconsciously even if you are not aware.
Caffeine intake can significantly increase the ability to produce tears and could improve treatment of dry eye syndrome.
Trinity researchers report major eye disease breakthrough - Controlling an inflammatory component IL-18 in age-related macular degeneration could prevent the development of the disease..
The SSA wants to revise and organize criteria it uses to evaluate disability claims for both adults and children.
Recommendation that all adults over age 50 schedule an eye examination because the incidence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and other vision problems is increasing.
New technology to help people overcome the natural effect of aging on vision or presbyopia in subjects who required reading glasses to read a newspaper.
Most LASIK complications are short-term and cause only mild discomfort and the results of your laser eye surgery can provide freedom from glasses and contacts for years.
Non-invasive Holcomb C3-R procedure stabilizes vision for those seeking a non-surgical solution for degenerative eye disease including people with Down syndrome afflicted with Keratoconus.
A simple screening exam with a handheld scanning device may enable pediatricians to identify lazy eye in children as young as 2.
May lead to therapies to reverse blindness caused by common retinal diseases such as macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa.
If you are one of the millions of people around the world who struggle with dry eye disease, good news is on the way.
There are blind people who have learned to utter clicks and to use the returning echoes from those clicks to sense their surroundings.
CD59 delivered by a gene therapy approach significantly reduced the uncontrolled blood vessel growth and cell death typical of AMD.
Dry eye results from insufficient tear production or altered tear film composition a temperature less than 30C on the eye and eyelid could be cause for worsening of the disorder.
Procedure was a success with vision being transformed from legal blindness to being able to drive without glasses.
Information regarding Albinism, a congenital disorder characterized by complete or partial absence of pigment in skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a copper-containing enzyme involved in production of melanin.
Molecular mechanism implicated in geographic atrophy the major cause of un-treatable blindness.
Features the latest in eye and vision care research that was presented at the annual meeting.
Findings bring scientists closer to restoring vision loss due to optic nerve damage.
Wearing multifocal contact lenses resulted in significantly slower driving speeds at night.
From age 40 our eyes gradually lose ability to focus on close-up objects a condition called presbyopia.
Photoscreening for lazy eye was used because earlier studies indicated problems with using eye charts to screen children younger than age 3 and children with disabilities.
Information on Amblyopia, or lazy eye, an eye condition noted by reduced vision not correctable by glasses or contact lenses.
Myopia happens when the focal point of an image falls just short of the retina at the rear of the eye causing blurred distance vision.
Protecting blind pedestrians and others from the danger posed by silent vehicle technology.
Optic neuritis is inflammation of a persons optic nerve the structure that connects the eye to the brain.
Early treatment associated with benefits for some children with Retinopathy of prematurity.
Congenital stationary night blindness is a inherited condition that affects the ability to see in the dark.
Commitment to improving the lives of those with disabilities, wonder joins board of nonprofit dedicated to helping blind and disabled.
Newly recognized class of disease known as ciliopathies has caught the attention of the medical community.
Determines whether age influences the effects of smoking on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) risk.
Gene therapy improves vision in children and adults with Lebers congenital amaurosis (LCA).
Worlds largest ocular research center to improve quality of life for blind and visually impaired.
Information regarding the causes of an internal or external eye stye on the eyelid, including treatment methods on how to get rid of a stye.
Glassy eyes can be defined as a fixed staring and wide eyed appearance with the eyes appearing to be glazed or shiny.
The history of Louis Braille who became blind at the age of three and wanted to read so invented Braille for the visually impaired.
Being visually impaired means that your vision is either affected by visual problems such as having no peripheral vision.
Things Americans should know about blindness that will make us a stronger society.
Weekly weight development might replace the need for considerably more expensive ophthalmological examinations.
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