Advances in Vision: The Bionic Eye
More than 285 million people around the world have vision loss and blindness. No matter what the degree, losing some or all of your sight can be emotionally devastating, says Anne Sumers, MD. She’s an eye doctor and a spokeswoman for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
“It’s very hard for any individuals to feel like they’re losing their independence, and being able to see is a huge part of that… Advances are being made every day in the diagnosis and treatment of various eye diseases.”