Performance of Real-world Functional Tasks Using an Updated Oral Electronic Vision Device in Persons Blinded by Trauma

SIGNIFICANCE: There is an immediate need for noninvasive therapies to improve the functional abilities of persons blinded by traumatic injury. The BrainPort Vision Pro, an updated hands-free oral electronic vision

Current Practice in Low Vision Rehabilitation of Age-related Macular Degeneration and Usefulness of Virtual Reality as a Rehabilitation Tool

Abstract Purpose: This study surveys current low vision rehabilitation practice methodologies among French practitioners and it describes their opinions about the utility of using virtual reality as a tool for

Planning a Museum Trip – Tips for Parents of Children with Vision Loss

Visiting a museum with a child who is blind or has low vision may seem like a tough thing to do, but just like many parenting tasks, if you break things down and prepare ahead, the seemingly ominous project may not be so tough after all.

An eLearning Course to Help Older Adult Clients Adjust to Vision Loss

Vision loss can present different challenges in older adults compared with younger clients. Lighthouse Guild offers an online continuing education course called Low Vision in Older Adults: Foundations for Rehabilitation (Second

Protect Your Child’s Eyes

Watch Video Children’s Sensitivity to Sunlight People receive 80% of their lifetime exposure to Ultraviolet (UV) rays before they reach the age of 18. The lens of a child’s eye

Help for Veterans Who Have Vision Loss

There are approximately 130,000 veterans in the United States who are legally blind, and over a million veterans who have low vision which decreases their ability to perform necessary daily

Why do We Patch?

by Dr. Laura Sperazza, Director of Low Vision Services, Lighthouse Guild As parents it is important that we are aware of the many warning signs associated with vision impairment in

My New Student is Blind. What Do I Need to Know?

by Linda L. Gerra, Ed.D., Director, Children’s Vision Programs, Lighthouse Guild You’re a school administrator/principal. You have a new student who is blind. What do you need to know? You

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

AMD is damage to the macula of the eye in people age 50 and older.

Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Amblyopia occurs when one eye is used more than the other. It is also called “lazy eye.” It happens when the weaker eye does not work well with the brain.