New stem cell technique restores sight to blind mice

Oxford University researchers have transplanted developing cells into the eyes of completely blind mice to re-form the entire light-sensitive layer of the retina.

Bionic eye gives sight to the blind

For the first time ever, real-life trials have shown that sight can be restored to the totally blind, thanks to an electronic retina.

Oxford team develops bionic specs

Oxford University scientists are protptyping glasses that could help people with severely limited vision see again.

Scientists discover new mechanism for sight

New research has disclosed a completely new mechanism for vision, showing it's still possible to see even when the retina has been completely destroyed.     

Retinal implant restores sight to the blind

German scientists have developed a chip which can be implanted behind the retina to restore sight to blind people.

Disability campaigners welcome internet bill

Using smartphones and the internet should become much easier for blind and deaf people, with the passing of a bill forcing providers to make their products more accessible.