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Older Adults Suffer More Vision Problems At Home: Is Glaucoma Worsened By Dim Lighting?

By | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 16:00

Study finds that poor at-home lighting aggravates the vision difficulties connected with glaucoma.

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Using Language To See What Isn't There

By | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 22:48

Language and verbal cues may influence what we see and how we perceive it, new research suggests.

Action Video Games Boost Visual Skills, Study Finds

Action Video Games Boost Visual Skills, Sensitivity

By | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 21:57

More action video game play may lead to enhanced visual skills, particularly vision sensitivity.

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Smart People Have Duller Senses... On Purpose [Video IQ Test]

By | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 12:01

Neuroscientists discovered that individuals with high IQs are better at blocking out visual distractions.

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Brain Controls Color Vision Over Lifetime: New Study

By | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 17:00

As the eyes age, the brain kicks in to keep color vision in tact, new research suggests.

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Hologram Vision Technique May Restore Sight to the Blind

By | Tue, 02/26/2013 - 17:16

New research aims to use holograms to bring bionic vision to people going blind, along with optogenetic therapy that uses light to heal genetically altered retina cells.

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Bionic Eye Implant That Restores Sight To Blind Approved By FDA

By | Thu, 02/14/2013 - 15:47

The device made by Second Sight Medical Products will be allowed to be marketed and sold. A suped-up version is in the works.

Researchers Use Light Sensitive Cells to Restore Vision

By | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 09:27

Researchers have found a way to restore vision in blind mice by injecting a certain type of cells in the eye that sense light.

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Digital Tablets Help People With Low Vision Read

By | Tue, 11/13/2012 - 09:56

Digital tablets can help people, who have certain eye diseases that cause damage to central vision, read quickly and comfortably.

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Men and Women Are Better at Recognizing Different Objects

By | Mon, 09/17/2012 - 17:13

Men and women are better at recognizing different things, according to new research.

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Her Color Blue Could Really Be His Red: Men and Women See Colors Differently

By | Tue, 09/04/2012 - 15:35

Men and women see the world differently, according to new research that finds that while men are more sensitive to fine detail and moving objects, women are better at discriminating between colors.