A Mass. Eye and Ear research team recently showed that the brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual information, resulting in enhanced, compensatory abilities such as a heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch, as well as cognitive functions (such as memory and language).
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An ophthalmologist from Mass. Eye and Ear's Eye Trauma Service offers tips to protect yourself from sports-related eye injuries.
Will McNamara lines up for his 9th Boston Marathon as part of Team Eye and Ear, raising funds for research driven to bring his sight back.
A cornea and refractive surgery specialist breaks down the latest technology available for laser vision correction, including Lasik, PRK and the newly FDA-approved SMILE procedure.