Facebook on Monday began using artificial intelligence to help people with visual impairments enjoy photos posted at the leading social network.
After completing high school, 46-year-old Spaniard Ricardo Velesar struggled to hold down a job as a degenerative eye disease slowly robbed him of his sight.
Blind mice have been able to see once more in a laboratory exploit that marks a further boost for the fast-moving field of retinal therapy..
German-designed implants aimed at restoring vision to patients blinded by retinal disease have succeeded in the second phase of trials.
After years of research, the first bionic eye has seen the light of day in the United States, giving hope to the blind around the world.