Lighthouse Guild Calls for Stronger Effort to Deal with Global Increase in Blindness and Vision Impairment

Drawing Attention to Preventable Conditions to Mark World Sight Day  New York (Oct. 2017) – Lighthouse Guild is calling for a stronger effort to reverse the worldwide increase in blindness and vision impairment in response to a new study that analyzed the leading causes of blindness in 98 countries. The call-to-action comes on World Sight Day, a … [Read more...]

RightEye launches Maze Master Eye-Tracking Game

New computer game helps users improve oculomotor control, build stable and accurate eye movements required for effective reading WASHINGTON, June, 2017 — RightEye LLC, a leading technology innovator using eye tracking to revolutionize patient care and vision performance, today announced the launch of RightEye Maze Master™, a computer game that … [Read more...]

RightEye Launches Eye-Tracking Test

WASHINGTON, April, 2017 — RightEye LLC, a leading technology innovator using eye tracking to revolutionize patient care and vision performance announced the launch of the RightEye Reading Test™, a revolutionary tool for educators, optometrists and specialists to noninvasively identify reading disorders in students of all ages. The new test, which … [Read more...]

The Future of Eye Tracking

I don´t know  if you have been reading about eye tracking. One part is very scary, the retail/marketing part in which marketers track your eyes to see what you are attracted to (no privacy) yet the other part is the ability of using eye tracking for neurological disorders. While eye tracking has been around for years, this excellent article from … [Read more...]

PUPIL Launches Eyewear Line, On-Demand Mobile Optician Services

The race is on with mobile eye exams. Now new company PUPIL has announced the debut of its new Rx eyewear line and addition of optical on-demand mobile services. After the successful launch of mobile eye exams back in April of this year, the company will expand services to offer complimentary custom frame fittings and try-ons at a time and location … [Read more...]

New NASEM Study Released on Vision and Eye Health

CHICAGO (Sept, 2016) – The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division (NASEM) released its consensus study, “Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow. Prevent Blindness  the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, and the National Center for … [Read more...]

D-EYE Introduces App Version 2.0 for Enhanced Retinal Screening

Padova, Italy and Pasadena, Calif. – 2016 –D-EYE Srl, a pioneering developer of smartphone-based retinal screening, announced the introduction of its version 2.0 App for iPhones. The updated App, available as a free download from the Apple Store, enhances functionality, allowing healthcare practitioners to more easily screen for eye health … [Read more...]

Eye Tracking On TED

WASHINGTON-RightEye LLC, a health technology company using eye tracking to revolutionize vision performance and patient care, announced that the presentation made by RightEye founder and chief science officer Dr. Melissa Hunfalvay at TEDxFoggyBottom on April 23 on the topic of how eye-tracking technology has the power to change the … [Read more...]

The Vision Council’s Launches Low Vision Resource Campaign

Alexandria, VA (July, 2016) – The Vision Council has kicked off a new campaign to drive traffic to its website, www.whatislowvision.org – a site designed to educate low vision patients and their caregivers about the types and causes of low vision, as well as low vision solutions including devices and treatment options available. The campaign, which … [Read more...]

Fuel3D Receives Funding to Build 3D System for Eyewear

3D scanning technology leader secures €1.7 million from EU’s Horizon 2020 SME instrument programme Fuel3D, a leading 3D capture and imaging innovator, announced it has been awarded funding of €1.7 million (£1.2 million) from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under No. 710384. The funding comes from the “SME … [Read more...]

Visual Impairment and Blindness to Double By 2050

LOS ANGELES – A study published by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute in JAMA Ophthalmology  found that the U.S. prevalence in visual impairment (VI) and blindness is expected to double over the next 35 years. By 2050, the number of Americans with a variety of eye disease and impairment issues, including … [Read more...]

Vision Council Educates Consumers on UV Radiation

Newest report finds one of three adults overlooking sunglasses to protect eyes despite past harm. Alexandria, VA (May 4, 2016) – The Vision Council is educating consumers on the serious eye health risks from exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays with the release of its newest UV protection report, Spare Your Sight: Using Shades for … [Read more...]

3M Press On Optics

Bulky eye patches or thick eye glasses are not the most desirable long-term solution for those experiencing visual disorders, however it’s often difficult to find a remedy that’s both effective and comfortable.  Committed to solving this challenge through innovative technology, 3M has developed the 3M Press-On Optics, which offers a permanent or … [Read more...]

PUPIL: On-Demand Eye Exams That Come To You

A Colorado startup is aiming to make eye care more accessible by launching an on- demand vision testing service preformed in the comfort and convenience of the home or office. Patients simply book a day and time on Pupil’s website, and a professional technician arrives to oversee a 30 minute vision exam which determines their need for … [Read more...]

How Much Is Your Vision Worth? Infographic

In the everyday scheme of life, sometimes we forget the bottom line. What is your vision worth? Next time someone puts off having an annual eye exam, isn't compliant with their contact lenses, purchases colored contact lenses off the internet and buys their eyewear online.. consider this infographic.. in fact, print it up in your office.. How Much … [Read more...]