#Blindness

Blind people could ‘see’ letters drawn on their brains with electricity

3 weeks ago — Quick Read

A team of scientists stimulated the brain using electrodes implanted on its surface coaxing their brains to see letters that weren't there. The team behind the research sent patterns of...

New implant can restore partial vision to blind people

11 months ago — Long Read

Bio-engineers are hailing new tech as a ‘paradigm shift’. The new implant can transmit video images directly to the visual cortex, bypassing the eye and optic nerve. Trials have shown...

Exercises can help reduce blind spots

5 years ago — Quick Read

It appears that we can expand our visual field using certain exercises, such as staring at patterned dots. A new study reported that the participants accuracy and size of their...