Low Vision Pioneer: Eleanor E. Faye, MD

Eleanor Eaton Faye, MD, FACS, our esteemed colleague and friend and a leader in the field of low vision, died on January 7, 2020, in New York City at the

For Excellence in Vision Science Research, Gerrit Melles, MD, PhD, to Receive 2020 Bressler Prize; Philip D. Kiser, PharmD, PhD, to Receive 2020 Pisart Award

2020 Bressler Prize Recipient Dr. Gerrit Melles With a clinical focus on the management of corneal disorders and the research and development of new ophthalmic surgical procedures, Dr. Melles has

Occupational Therapists Are a Key to Addressing the Impact of Vision Issues in Child Development

Vision is our primary information gathering system and plays a dominant role in development for children ages 0-5 years. Children with sight learn through incidental visual experiences, using their observational

Phone-Based Apps Can Help People with Vision Loss Safely Navigate Indoors

There is a need for reliable systems that can help blind and visually impaired people safely navigate through indoor environments like buildings, airports and other public spaces. William Seiple, Lighthouse

Application Monitor to Deliver Transparency to Improve End-User Satisfaction

By Robert Dulak, CIO, Lighthouse Guild I am the CIO of Lighthouse Guild the leading organization dedicated to addressing and preventing vision loss.    I want to focus this discussion

At least 2.2 billion people have vision impairment or blindness, of which over 1 billion cases could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed

More than 1 billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment  because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and far sightedness, glaucoma and cataract,

Designing Vision-Friendly Living Environments

By Gordon Rovins, Director of Special Programs at Lighthouse Guild It is important to pay attention to safety at home, especially for people with vision loss. Aging and vision impairment

Designing Vision-Friendly Living Environments

It is important to pay attention to safety at home, especially for people with vision loss. Aging and vision impairment increase the risk of falls and approximately one third of

Hospitalized patients with vision loss face worse outcomes for common illnesses

A study published in JAMA Ophthalmology found that hospitalized patients who are not identified with vision loss may not be receiving the special attention they need. The authors estimated that $500 million

Understanding Vision Loss: What Social Workers Need to Know

by Steve Reinhardt, LCSW and AnneMarie O’Hearn, MPA Stephen Reinhard, LCSW, has been with Lighthouse Guild since 1975. He has been the Director of Lighthouse Guild’s Psychiatric Clinic since 2004.