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A study by scientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute shows that a bioptic telescope on one lens of a pair of glasses used to magnify traffic signs and lights may not prevent the wider view of the road with the second eye.
BOSTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study by scientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute shows that a bioptic telescope on one lens of a pair of glasses used to magnify traffic signs and lights may not prevent the wider view of the road with the second eye.
BOSTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Eli Peli, senior scientist and vision rehabilitation researcher at Schepens Eye Research Institute, has won the 2010 Edwin H. Land Medal. The prize is given each year in honor of Edwin H.
Honored for innovations that improve vision for visually impaired BOSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Eli Peli, a senior scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute, has been selected by the Society for Information Display for the Otto Schade Prize.
Schepens Eye Research Institute scientists have found that--when tested in a driving simulator--patients with hemianopia (blindness in one half of the visual field in both eyes) have significantly more difficulty detecting pedestrians (on their blind side) than normally sighted people.
Suggests additional training to help brain adapt more fully and further enhance benefits BOSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a study of specially designed peripheral prism glasses for hemianopia patients (blinded in half the visual field in both eyes), scientists found that two-thirds of patients continued to wear the glasses at the end of the study period and beyond, indicating a high level of success.
Glasses embedded with a telescope promise to make it easier for people with impaired vision to drive and do other activities requiring sharper distance vision.
Scientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute have found that people with low vision can improve their ability to see and enjoy television with a new technique that allows them to enhance the contrast of images of people and objects of interest on their digital televisions.
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