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Low vision research shifts into overdrive

February 20, 2018

Tim Goetz drives about 200,000 miles each year. Remarkably, Goetz is legally blind.

Five innovations harness new technologies for people with visual impairment, blindness

February 3, 2017

During Low Vision Awareness Month, the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is highlighting new technologies and tools in the works to help the 4.1 million Americans living with low vision or blindness.

Two NEI Grantees Awarded Helen Keller Prize

May 13, 2015

Two researchers funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), both pioneers in the study of low vision, received the Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research on May 5, in Denver.

Rehabilitation helps prevent depression from age-related vision loss

July 9, 2014

Depression is a common risk for people who have lost their vision from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but a new study shows that a type of rehabilitation therapy can cut this risk in half.