Macular degeneration affects around 200 million people worldwide. Geographic atrophy is age-related and destroys the light-sensing portion of the eye.
The Jerusalem Institute for the Blind (JIB) has sent a goalball team to the Tokyo Paralympics.
Torahs are supposed to be read and not memorized, which a Braille Torah makes possible for blind and visually impaired Jews.
The ability to see well is obviously crucial to everybody, but what about those whose talents lay in conveying what they see so that others may also see it?
They are successful in their technology validation, and their work is already recognized globally.
Dry macular degeneration affects millions worldwide, is the fourth leading cause of blindness, and is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans age 50 and up.
Following the surgery, doctors called the patient back to come in for several visits in which they presented her with a false impression that her vision might still improve.
The Israel Guide Dog Center is the only accredited school of its kind in the Middle East
About 125,000 people in Israel have some form of vision impairment which cannot be solved by using glasses or contact lenses, of which 24,000 are considered legally blind.
The complexities of the eye bring with it challenges that accompany medical conditions that pertain to our eyesight and the functionality of the eye, conditions such as glaucoma.