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Legally blind Bryan man details journey to 20/20 vision with technology

For Bryan resident Benjamin Murray, life is finally clear – but for the first 26 years of his life it wasn’t. He was born legally blind with optic nerve atrophy. “I was passed from doctor to doctor, ophthalmologist to ophthalmologist,” Murray recalled. In August 2015, he heard about a breakthrough technology called eSight, an additional pair of smart glasses that gives the visually impaired 2020 vision. It fits to a patient’s head and can be worn over glasses. Read […]

eSight Reaches New Milestone in Distribution, Availability of Advanced Low Vision Technology

Leading vision enhancement platform eSight announces it has grown its distribution network to reach more people with low vision than ever. The company now partners with more than 100 distributors, physicians and federal/state agencies to provide its low vision technology to people worldwide. eSight is now available in North America, Western Europe and the Middle East, with plans to continue its expansion into more countries. Read more >>

Legally blind Titusville woman uses high-tech camera goggles to see the world

Elledge, 66, who had polio as a child and is legally blind, suffers from optic atrophy. There is no effective treatment, and she can no longer see from her right eye. Elledge’s husband, Mike, served as “the gatherer” and “the gopher” who did all the shopping while she stayed with the cart. Distraught and frustrated, she asked Mike to try to find something to help her see. He searched online and found eSight. Read more >>

eSight 4 Recognized as the Best Wearable/Healthcare Hardware/Software of 2021 by Tech Ascension Awards

Leading vision-enhancement platform, eSight, today announces eSight 4 has been recognized as the Best Wearable/Healthcare Hardware/Software of 2021 by the Tech Ascension Awards, which honors companies that possess the most innovative technology in their respective industry. Designed by people in the low vision community for people in the low vision community, eSight’s wearable assistive device is clinically validated to significantly enhance vision for those who are living with low vision and legal blindness. Read more >>

‘Our hands are part of our vision’: Nevada mother describes living visually impaired during pandemic

Remember when you first went to the grocery store at the start of the pandemic and all the aisles were turned into one-way only? Now imagine doing that as a person who is visually impaired. “Think about when the tissue paper pandemic was happening,” Rosa Henderson, who was born visually impaired, said. “People barrel in. You’re heading to the aisle, and you’ve got to grab it before somebody else grabs it. We got to get through the door first.” […]

Fantastic New Tech for People With Low Vision or Blindness

Low vision affects an estimated 12 million adults over 40 in the U.S., often due to issues such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa and diabetes-related eye diseases. These sight-stealers can make navigating daily life more challenging, but a slew of fascinating technological innovations are able to help people with vision problems better perceive their environments and, therefore, live more independent lives… Here are details about the cutting edge of vision tech. eSight on the list. Read more >> […]

eSight Receives Key Patents for Augmenting Sight Related to its Enhanced Vision Platform

eSight announced today the addition of a key patent related to augmenting sight that is part of the foundation of its most versatile and advanced device for individuals with low vision and legal blindness. This patent (US10867449 and CA2916780) has been issued in multiple jurisdictions and continues to strengthen eSight’s intellectual property portfolio which now totals 45 patents granted with an additional 20 in process. Read more >>