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By Dr. Howard Markel
Born with a condition that left him legally blind and in a family that kept his disability hidden, it wasn’t until poet and professor Stephen Kuusisto was in his late 30s that he decided to train with a guide dog.
Luxturna, a gene therapy with a list price $850,000, is the latest flashpoint in the debate over how to afford innovative medicines.
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
Growing up, Georgina Kleege hated Helen Keller; she saw the famous author and activist as a reproach to her own experience as a young blind woman. But she found a new way to relate to Keller later on, writing her…
By PBS NewsHour
A high-tech upgrade to the traditional white cane may help blind and visually impaired people be more confident about navigating the world independently. The NewsHour's April Brown reports from France.
By Talea Miller
In this Reporter's Notebook, Fred de Sam Lazaro visits the Aravind Eye Care System, 20 years after he first reported on the hospital in 1989.
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