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Emilie Gossiaux

Blindness Doesn’t Stand In The Way For Cooper Union Art Student

A Cooper Union art student has proven that no obstacle is too great to overcome.

05/23/2014

Larry Sturchio is one of the patients who has had an iStent implanted as a means to prevent the advance of glaucoma. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: New iStent Could Prevent Advance Of Glaucoma

Untreated glaucoma can lead to blindness. But a tiny new implant could prevent that from happening.

04/17/2014

Victoria Kovacs

N.J. Volunteer Firefighter Nearly Left Blind After Bottle Is Hurled At Fire Truck

Police on Monday were searching for the assailant who almost cost a New Jersey firefighter her life.

03/31/2014

Canes are viewed for use in the "Dialog in the Dark'' exhibit at South Street Seaport on August 24, 2011. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Exhibit At South Street Seaport Simulates Blindness

“Dialog in the Dark” at the South Street Seaport gives you an idea of what it would be like as a blind person in New York City.

09/26/2011

File photo of a giant hogweed plant (credit: AP)

NY DEC Warns That Giant Hogweed Plant Could Cause Blisters, Blindness

New York State environmental officials are trying to nip a huge, dangerous plant in the bud.

07/05/2011

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HealthWatch: Microchip Helps Blind Patients See

Surgeons can implant a tiny microchip behind the eye that performs the work of the retina, processing light and sending signals to the brain.

11/05/2010