IrisVision In The Press

Mail Online Aug 02, 2018

The wearable technology zooms in on whatever the user is looking at, dwarfing the large blind spots caused by macular degeneration, so that the spots essentially disappear.

New Scientist Aug 01, 2018

A VIRTUAL reality headset has restored sight to people who are legally blind. While it didn’t cure the physical cause of their blindness, the device let people with severe macular degeneration resume activities like reading and gardening – tasks they previously found impossible.

Med Gadget Mar 27, 2018

medGadget met with IrisVision founder, Dr. Frank Werblin, and IrisVision CEO, Ammad Khan, for an insightful interview. Read on to learn how IrisVision’s wearable, virtual reality-based low vision aid works, and how it is bringing hope to millions of low vision patients around the world.

7News Melbourne Feb 22, 2018

Jessica Gallagher, a star Australian Paralympian who lost most of her vision as a teenager, has been granted the gift of sight and is able to see clearly thanks to IrisVision.

The Bemidji Pioneer Jan 29, 2018

Minnesota ninth grader Aliena Jensen doesn’t let vision impairment keep her from living fully. Using IrisVision, she’s a violinist in her high school orchestra. “It’s just another school day. I do me!”

The Villages Nov 15, 2017

Louise, who was diagnosed with Stargardt disease at 6, got a special gift of IrisVision, thanks to support from the Buffalo community.

Business Insider Nov 10, 2017

Six-year-old Sora, who was born with a vision impairment, is now able to see what she had only dreamed of seeing, now that has IrisVision in her life.

Samsung Nov 8, 2017

Samsung Electronics Australia, IrisVision and Vision Australia have today announced the local availability of an innovative medical device that helps provide a solution for sufferers of vision impairment using virtual reality technology.Jessica Gallagher has been Granted the Gift of Sight Thanks to IrisVision.

CNET Oct 25, 2017

VR and AR don’t necessarily have to take users to far-off or fictional places. They also can better connect people with vision impairments with the everyday world.

Los Angeles Times Jul 19, 2017

Sufferers of low vision, a symptom of macular degeneration, have long had to toggle between different gadgets to help them see under different conditions. But a solution to the toolbox could soon be on the way, thanks to Frank Werblin and a pair of virtual reality goggles.

ABC7 News Jun 18, 2017

IrisVision is a wearable device that allows those with low vision to see the world like they’ve never seen it before. With a swipe of a finger, those with low vision are able to get up close and personal to the world around them.