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Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

When Is an Eye Issue More Than Just a Nuisance?

Veterinarians categorize eye infections as urgent; know when an eye condition needs expert help, and when it's okay to wait and watch.

Health & Fitness | Health

New research shows blue light from electronics leading to blindn - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Our cell phones are practically connected to us. Now, scientists at the University of Toledo say the blue light that comes from electronics is doing permanent damage to our vision. 

Health & Fitness | Health

Eye Problem Pictures: Farsightedness, Nearsightedness, Cataracts, and More

What do nearsightedness, farsightedness, or going blind look like? See these views and take an eye test in this slideshow from WebMD's medical editors.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Scientists Tap Dragonfly Vision to Build a Better Bionic Eye

Researchers have developed an artificial-intelligence system based on a dragonfly’s vision that they say could aid the blind and help create a better driverless car.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Scientists map brains of the blind to solve mysteries of human brain specialization | האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים | The Hebrew University

Studying the brain activity of blind people, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are challenging the standard view of how the human brain specializes to perform different kinds of tasks, and shedding new light on how our brains can adapt to t

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

New smartphone app gives sight to the blind - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: By Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son's school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In se