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Find out about what’s happening in the world of vision technology. From new studies and research to high tech gadgets and video games that help improve vision, these articles will keep you up to date.

New Camera to Help the Legally Blind

New Camera to Help the Legally Blind

Until recently, the only hope for those living with blindness or low vision was to basically get used to their condition. No cure was available other than adapting to their new circumstances. That was until Amnon Shashua, a professor of computer science at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem decided to create the OrCam. This new […]

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Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems

Nearly Two-thirds of American Adults Have Vision Problems, But Many Do Nothing About It

We’re living in the golden age of health. Now, more than ever, people are concerned about their health and physical well-being. This isn’t to say that the concept of health is in anyway new (just look at how far back Traditional Chinese Medicine dates), but the way we take care of ourselves sure has changed. […]

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How Much is Your Poor Eyesight Holding You Back in Life

How Much is Your Poor Eyesight Holding You Back in Life?

The last thing you want is to be held back in life by something that’s out of your control. One uncontrollable thing that often holds people back is poor eyesight. Are you one of these people? Do you feel as if your eyesight is holding you back from accomplishing the things you wish you could? […]

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The Future of Faster Cheaper More Convenient Eye Exams

The Future of Faster, Cheaper, More Convenient Eye Exams

Life can quickly get busy and before you know it, you barely have time to take a shower or eat lunch. So why would you ever have time to get your eyes checked? Many people think that if they can see well enough to function, then an eye exam is more optional than it is […]

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Link Between Eye Care Benefits and Better Vision Habits

Link Between Eye Care Benefits and Better Vision Habits

We use our eyes every single day without giving it a thought. We wake up in the morning and our eyes are ready to go. While the rest of our body is slowly beginning to function after a good night’s rest, our eyes are already on high alert. They get us through work, though school, […]

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Do You Use Your Smartphone in Bed

Do You Use Your Smartphone in Bed?

Don’t even answer. We know the vast majority of you are going to say yes. If you’re like most people in America, your smartphone is the first thing you see in the morning and the last thing you see at night. You probably don’t think too much about it, I mean you’re just checking your email […]

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Apps and Online Exams When it Comes to Your Eye Health

Should You Really Trust Apps and Online Exams When it Comes to Your Eye Health?

It’s safe to say that there’s an app for just about everything out there. Looking for some entertainment? Something to help track your expenses? A guide to help you procrastinate less? No worry, the app store has got you covered on all fronts… including eye health it seems. Apps to help track and monitor your […]

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Transient Smartphone Blindness

Transient Smartphone Blindness and Other New Terms Related to Modern Technology and Eye Health

If you’ve read the RYV blog before, you’ve no doubt come across at least one article about digital eye strain or computer vision syndrome. That’s because modern technology is destroying our eyes. That sounds dramatic, but it’s true. Digital devices like our smartphones, tablets, desktop and laptop computers are all guilty of harming our eyes. […]

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Get Ready for World Sight Day 2016

Get Ready for World Sight Day 2016

In case you haven’t heard already, this Thursday (October 13th) is World Sight Day! Though Thursday is the official day, we’re coming to you a few days early so you can get a head start on raising awareness and taking care of your health. World Sight Day is a day that we raise awareness about […]

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Groundbreaking Gene Therapy Can Improve Vision

Groundbreaking Gene Therapy Can Improve Vision

Somethings we inherit physical traits from our parents. Some of them are good, and some of them, well not so much. For the most part, we learn to live with our not so good inherited traits. But what if the trait in question was diminishing your quality of life? This is the case, unfortunately, for […]

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New Technology Artificial Eyes to See in the Dark

New Technology: Artificial Eyes to See in the Dark

We’ve all imagined having night vision. The ability to see in the dark without having to turn on a light or walk around with a flashlight is the stuff dreams are made of. But we could never see in the dark. We’ve evolved to see in the light, we aren’t creatures at the bottom of […]

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