Smart Contact Lenses: A Futuristic Reality

Imagine: you’re on a leisurely evening stroll. You look up and witness a glorious sunset unfolding. With the blink of your eyes, a photo of the view...

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How the Human Eye Works Like a Camera

Before technology brought a high-quality camera to everyone’s pockets, nature gave us a camera-like structure of our own: the human eye. What...

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Camouflage and Visual Illusions

What do you think of when you hear the word camouflage? If the first image that comes to mind is of soldiers on a battlefield, you’re on the right tr...

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Help the Blind with this Revolutionary New App

Every day, visually impaired people eat, run errands, get around the city, and do everything else their non-impaired counterparts do. While many moder...

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5 Reasons to Switch to Internal Freeform Lenses

Technology can be strange sometimes: everyone seems to know about the incredible advances that have been made to cellphones, computers, cars, and tele...

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Google Joins the Fight against Vision Loss

Retinal tests and eye scans have advanced tremendously in the last 30 years, but a new research project being jointly performed by Google and the UK&r...

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Protecting your Eyes with Athletic Eyewear

Keeping active is one of the most important facets of living a long, healthy life. While regular physical activity can help you look and feel better,...

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An End to Colour Blindness

  Colour blindness, or colour vision deficiency, is a hereditary condition that affects 1 in 12 men and roughly 1 in 200 women worldwide. Although a...

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The Future of Eye-Tracking Technology

Eye-tracking technology itself is not all that new. It is used in retail settings, and in athletic training; your favorite website may use eye-trackin...

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How 3D Movies Can Help Parents Detect Vision Problems

Three dimensional technology is an exciting way to watch a movie, but it can have another surprising and beneficial side effect – diagnosing vis...

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Experience Blindness in Stunning VR

It's hard to imagine anything more frightening than losing one of your major senses. And yet some of our most celebrated artists have turned their...

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Watch a Seeing Eye Dog’s Adorable Journey

Can data help more guide dogs get matched with people who need them? That’s what Jane Russenberger of Guiding Eyes for the Blind is banking on,...

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Are Virtual Reality Headsets Bad For Your Eyes?

Virtual Reality technology is poised to breakthrough in a big way in 2016, with companies including Facebook, Samsung, Sony and Google all developing...

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Watch A Vision-Impaired Baby See His Mom For The First Time

  It’s remarkable to live in a day and age where we get a chance to witness a miracle in motion. This is one of those times. Four-month-old Leo Reppon...

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Is Superhuman Vision Possible Outside Of The Movies?

With summer just around the corner, movie theatres will be packed with movies featuring superheroes with a wide variety of powers including superhuman...

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