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Algorithms: A Documentary On Blind Chess Over the course of four years and more than 240 hours of footage, British filmmaker, Ian McDonald has put together the first feature length documentary on Blind Chess, titled Algorithms. The film documents the little know world of Blind Chess in India, following a group of talented young chess [...]

Looking at the Stars: A Documentary About a Ballet School for the Blind 16 years ago, when ballet student Fernanda Bianchini was just 15 years old, she received an invitation from one of the nuns at Padre Chico Institute for the Blind in São Paulo, Brazil to teach a group of visually impaired girls how [...]

What is eHealth? [Video] We came across this great infographic-style animated video from the people at eHealth Industries Innovation Centre (ehi²) in Wales and we thought we’d share it with you. It’s well-designed and informative–just one example of some of the amazing work they do at ehi² to move healthcare into the future.       [...]

LASIK on the Frontlines – Update A few months back, Dr. Paul Koch wrote a blog post regarding an upcoming documentary about the use of LASIK surgery in the United States military, titled LASIK on the Frontlines. Since that blog post was published, PEC, the patient education company that produced the film, has begun selling [...]

LASIK in the Military   While the Academy meeting is our fall meeting and attention is directed there, I want to give a plug to the ASCRS well in advance of their spring meeting. The ASCRS provided an unrestricted grant to Bob Watson and PEC, an excellent patient education company, to develop a short and [...]

ZionEyez: Where Optometrics Meets Social Media   When most people think of the term “social media,” eyeglasses usually don’t come to mind. The Seattle-based startup ZionEyez, however, hopes to change that with their mission to “revolutionize the way people share the most significant experiences in their life.” The team at ZionEyez, led by former developers [...]