The heartwarming moment blind four-year-old steps off the kerb by himself for the first time

'I can do it!': The heartwarming moment a blind four-year-old boy steps off the kerb by himself for the first time By Hugo Gye PUBLISHED: 16:12 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:49 GMT, 13 March 2013 This heartwarming video shows the amazing moment a blind four-year-old navigates a kerb on his own for the first time.

World first as blind man reads braille with his EYES, using revolutionary implant

World first as blind man reads braille with his EYES, using revolutionary implant<br> Implant placed in the back of the eye enabled patient to read braille with his eyes rather than by touch Implant contains electrodes, which when stimulated, represent braille letters<br>New technique allowed man to 'see' and understand words in seconds rather than minutesCould be combined with video glasses and text-recognition software to read street signs or other documents not available in braille<br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 16:25 GMT, 23 November 2012 </p> <p>A blind man has been able to read braille with his eyes rather than by touch using a revolutionary device, say scientists.</p><p>In a world first, researchers streamed the letter patterns to an implant at the back of the patient's eye.

Stargardt Disease: The tragedy of 3 sisters set to miss seeing their children grow up as rare disease takes vision

The most precious photo this family will ever see: Three sisters who are ALL going blind due to rare genetic disease Sisters Ashlea, Leanne and Carys all diagnosed with Stargardt Disease, which will leave them blind | UPDATED: 06:46 GMT, 2 July 2012 This is the tragic family picture that they will have to remember and cherish for the rest of their lives.