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Legal blindness is a serious issue, much more serious than many of us living our lives normally could comprehend and care about. And if you’re wondering what the difference between blindness and legal blindness is, here is how the US government wants us to perceive it: This makes about 3% (approximately 3.4 million) of the […]

I’ve lived with macular degeneration for almost my entire life. As a result, I’m very familiar with devices that, for the last 30 years, have helped people with low vision. These devices have primarily assisted people with reading and writing. Yet, experts say that individuals with high-functioning low vision typically need between 6 and 8 […]

Richard McMillan Army Veterans uses Irisvision to see again

A little over two years ago, Richard McMillian suffered a stroke which caused permanent damage to both of his optic nerves. Today, Richard is considered to be legally blind in both eyes. Recently, after his wife stumbled across an article in a local newsletter, Richard was introduced to The IrisVision through Bob Schepfer, a distributor […]

  When I dream, I see everything clearly. Maybe if I sleep walk I will not need eyes– I find this a curiosity. I am now about to complete 7 decades of solar orbits. My compromised vision is unable to resolve images without the IrisVision enhancement. With my IrisVision, my visual acuity is certainly enhanced […]


Ashley Ezell was born with a rare eye disease, called Stargardt macular degeneration, which causes progressive vision loss. She was first diagnosed when she was 12 years old. It wasn’t long after that she was declared to be legally blind. Regardless of her condition, Ezell was determined to achieve her goal of becoming a teacher. […]