visual impairment

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Self-adjustable Spectacles nominated for Design Museum’s Award 2013

Joshua Silver, a physicist by background has applied his skills to solve a huge global problem.  He and his team at the Centre for Vision in the DevelopingWorld have designed low cost self-adjustable eye-glasses. The product is aimed at people who need to wear glasses, living in low-income countries where there are few eye specialists … Continue reading

Cheaper eyesight saving drug should be more widely used

Watching Dame Judi Dench in her latest film, you would never guess that she is suffering from a serious eye condition and risks going blind. Dench recently went public over the fact she has age-related macular degeneration and can no longer read scripts or see faces clearly – a brave move for an actor whose … Continue reading