Blind & Visual Impairments

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Before searching the technology listing, check out the commentary about neurotech and visual impairments. This quick and simple read can be found here.

There are a variety of applications which are listed below by category. Prior to considering any new therapy, treatment or device, a proper evaluation should be conducted with a knowledgeable medical professional. There are health, medical and financial risks. Out of pocket costs and available insurance coverage for any treatment must be considered prior to starting a protocol. Also, it is key to understand that results and applications will vary depended on symptom and function limitations related to the condition. If you find something of interest, please contact the vendor directly to find a trained professional in your area. 

Technology Listing

Support Groups & Resources

  • Lighthouse Guild– An organization charged in the fight against vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment..

    University of Freiburg– Investigating retinal prosthesis for the restoration of vision.

    Second Sense– Supporting people who have vision loss and serving their unmet needs.

    RP Fighting Blindness– An organization dedicated to stimulate and support high quality medical research with the aim of increasing scientific understanding of retinitis pigmentosa (and related conditions) and finding treatments or cures.

    MD Junction– An on-line support community for those living with retinal pigmentosa.