Seeing eye to eye

This generation of eye doctors from Madurai’s famed Aravind family has worked under the shadow of their more famous uncle, Dr.G.Venkataswamy, the founder of the Aravind Eye Hospital.Each of them is well accomplished and has a long CV that keeps on growing as they are involved in multiple activities and projects in the changing landscape… Read More Seeing eye to eye

Current Articles | Archives | Search Argus Glasses Allow the Blind to See

For centuries, the blind have been confined to a world that is vastly different from that of those who see. For example, everything is invisible. However, Second Sight’s Argus system is about to take the first step toward giving vision to those who can’t see.The Argus, which takes its name from the Greek god whose… Read More Current Articles | Archives | Search Argus Glasses Allow the Blind to See

Neutron Star Physics Governed By Trio Of Related Properties, Scientists Show

Scientists have uncovered a new key to understanding the strange workings of neutron stars — objects so dense they pack the mass of multiple suns into a space smaller than a city.It turns out there is a universal relationship linking a trio of properties related to how fast the star spins and how easily its… Read More Neutron Star Physics Governed By Trio Of Related Properties, Scientists Show

Though rare, retinal detachments put vision at risk; immediate care required

TORONTO – Pat Sedgwick awoke earlier than usual on an August morning last summer to a rolling curtain of black dots blocking the vision of her right eye.A 79-year-old from Toronto, Sedgwick had been anticipating a rare day of complete solitude in her P.E.I cottage. But that’s not the way the day unfolded.”It was frightening,”… Read More Though rare, retinal detachments put vision at risk; immediate care required