A Hybrid Indoor Positioning System for the Blind and Visually Impaired Using Bluetooth and Google Tango

Blind & visually impaired individuals often face challenges in wayfinding in unfamiliar environments. Thus, an accessible indoor positioning and navigation system that safely and accurately positions and guides such individuals would be welcome.

Test-retest Variability of a Standardized Low Vision Lighting Assessment

The LuxIQ is a portable lighting assessment tool that can be used to systematically measure lighting preferences; however, there is little independent evidence to support its reliability in low vision rehabilitation.

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

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

‘Eccentric Viewing’ to Improve Vision

It is not unheard of for a Bridge player whose vision is plagued with a central scotoma (a blind spot in the middle of their central vision), to be still

An Innovative Vision Rehabilitation eLearning Program

Vision rehabilitation is the standard of care for patients who are losing their vision and ophthalmologists are key to improving access to care for these patients. Recognizing this, Lighthouse Guild

For Outstanding Accomplishments in Vision Science Research

Lighthouse Guild, the leading not-for-profit vision and healthcare organization, announced that the Botond Roska, MD, PhD, is the recipient of the 2018 Bressler Prize, and Joshua D. Stein, MD, MS,

Newly Published Data Adopted as Official WHO-Recognized Estimates for the Prevalence of Blindness and Vision Impairment

The paper, a project of the Vision Loss Expert Group (VLEG) of the Global Vision Database (GVD), provides the latest global estimates of the prevalence of blindness and MSVI in the world.

New Technologies for Patients with Vision Disorders

As part of our collaboration with Columbia University’s Department of Ophthalmology, we jointly sponsored the Pre-Conference, held before the annual Bressler Symposium.