Articles Tagged with blindness

Echolocation: How A Blind Man Sees With Sound [Video]

Daniel Kish

Daniel Kish has taken the expression “blind as a bat” to a whole new level. After losing his sight completely when he was only 13-months-old, Kish refused to let blindness hinder him and eventually mastered the ability to use echolocation (like a bat) to construct a sonic model of his environment. Therefore, though blind, Kish… Read more »

Viagra Linked To Blindness — Are You At Risk?

Viagra causes blindness, Pfizer

Comforting as it may be for men to know they can reach for Viagra when age or illness has taken a toll of their sex drive, users might want to think twice before popping the little blue pills. Researchers from Australia’s University of New South Wales have released a study claiming that Viagra causes blindness… Read more »

Blindness Will Be Cured By Stem Cells Therapy, New Study Suggests

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Blindness may be cured with stem cells in the future. And that includes age-related macular degeneration, which AMD Awareness has called the leading cause of blindness in people over 60. A new study published Sunday in Nature Biotechnology has been called a big leap forward and an important milestone. The University College London scientists announced… Read more »

Wrinkles: Dermal Fillers Can Cause Blue Skin And Blindness [Report]

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Cosmetic fillers used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles can be bad to your health, according to some health experts. The youth in a jar dermal fillers can allegedly turn the skin blue and lumpy and leave the user blind. The wrinkle reducers could turn into a larger scandal than faulty breast implants, according to… Read more »