#Blindness

  • Article: This Surgeon Who Treats Blindness Among the World’s Poor Just Won Australian of the Year

    This Surgeon Who Treats Blindness Among the World’s Poor Just Won Australian of the Year

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 28, 2020

    James Muecke is an Australian hero. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Could Cause Sea Creatures to Go Blind

    Climate Change Could Cause Sea Creatures to Go Blind

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 22, 2019

    Octopus larvae placed in reduced oxygen environments for 30 minutes nearly lost their eyesight. Read more

  • Article: Lego Is Giving Schools Braille Building Blocks to Help Blind Children Learn

    Lego Is Giving Schools Braille Building Blocks to Help Blind Children Learn

    By Joe McCarthy|April 25, 2019

    Mastery of braille correlates to higher levels of educational attainment and great career success Read more

  • Article: This Video Has a Message That Your Boss Needs to Hear
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    This Video Has a Message That Your Boss Needs to Hear

    By Imogen Calderwood|Clearly|Jan. 23, 2019

    And it could benefit you and your workplace. Read more

  • Article: Joanna Lumley Is Speaking Out to End This Seriously Neglected Disease

    Joanna Lumley Is Speaking Out to End This Seriously Neglected Disease

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 8, 2018

    It's the leading infectious cause of blindness in the world — but you likely haven't heard of it. Read more

  • Article: First-Ever Street Mural by a Blind Artist Confronts Avoidable Blindness
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    First-Ever Street Mural by a Blind Artist Confronts Avoidable Blindness

    By Katie Dallas|Oct. 12, 2017

    A vital issue all should learn about this World Sight Day Read more

  • Article: How one man saved million from blindness

    How one man saved million from blindness

    By Jeremy Picone|March 17, 2016

    The actions of the late Fred Hollows continues to help those with trachoma today. Read more

  • Article: A new smartphone app is revolutionizing eye care in developing countries

    A new smartphone app is revolutionizing eye care in developing countries

    From TakePart|Nov. 4, 2015

    Community health workers will be able to better track and treat those affected by cataract blindness Read more