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    Diabetes and Vision Loss November Is Diabetes Awareness Month

    For millions of people in the United States who have diabetes or pre-diabetes, improving health and avoiding diabetes-related complications are essential. The good news is…

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    Lunch & Learn with Angel Pacheco, Vision Rehabilitation

    [embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MR0wFD6Vkg&feature=emb_title[/embedyt] Angel Pacheco, from our Vision Rehabilitation Department, walks us through applications that greatly improve the independence of people with vision impairment. Lunch & Learn…

  • On Tech & Vision Podcast

    A “Remapped Reality” – Using Virtual Reality to Remap the Visual

    Today’s big idea is the power of virtual reality — how people are using VR to remap sight and help people with . Dr. Roberts visits with Grace and Dr. Frank Werblin about how emerging technologies help people with low vision access the areas of vision they still have, by using a virtual reality system. They also talk about how sight works biologically, and how one such device, IrisVision, works to connect people socially.

  • On Tech & Vision Podcast

    Integrating Touch and Sound

    Today’s big idea is how we can use touch and sound together to create spatial awareness. Just like learning to play the piano or another instrument, smart cane technology engages the both sound and touch to compensate for loss of vision. Kürşat Ceylan, the founder and CEO of WeWALK, shares how the WeWALK smart cane engages a number of senses to develop new autonomy for users, and how their technology is a jumping-off point for integrating other technologies.

  • On Tech & Vision Podcast

    The Development of Artificial Vision

    Today’s big idea is all about the cutting edge advancements in ocular bionic prosthetics. The Argus II is a device that uses a camera and a chip to stimulate the retina and send signals to the brain. Our guest, Dr. Mark Humayun, developer of Argus II, speaks with Dr. Roberts about the development of this device.

  • On Tech & Vision Podcast

    Seeing with Your Ears: Translating the Visual World to Audio

    Today’s big idea is seeing with your ears — exploring technology that uses audio to connect people with vision loss to the world around them. Dr. Cal Roberts speaks with Dr. Yonatan Wexler about the OrCam My Eye device. They explore the ideas of whether the brain can recreate a picture using audio alone, how well hearing can replace lost sight, and what are the discovery processes for using audio description technology as a substitute for vision.

  • Volunteer Lunch & Learns

    Lunch & Learn September 2020

    September Lunch and Learn Tune in for a presentation on applications that greatly improve the independence of people with vision impairment. Angel Pacheco, from our…

  • Newsletter

    State-of-the-Art Vision Care

    To further provide exceptional care to patients who receive our Low Vision services, Lighthouse Guild has acquired an Ultra-Widefield (UWF) retinal imaging device.

  • Newsletter

    Lighthouse Guild Highlights

    President and CEO, Calvin W. Roberts, MD and Chief of Staff, Paul Misiti, presented “Bringing For-Profit Chops to Nonprofit Leadership” to The Vanguard Network, a membership organization for C-suite leaders across business sectors.

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    Lighthouse Guild Volunteer Spotlight

    Lighthouse Guild was founded by volunteers who envisioned a brighter future for people with vision loss. More than a hundred years later, we now have a large family of volunteers who continue that legacy.

Join our Mission

Lighthouse Guild is dedicated to providing exceptional services that inspire people who are visually impaired to attain their goals.