Projects for 2020

Initiatives

Walk Safe 20/20

Walk Safe 20/20

Walk Safe 20/20

Walk Safe 20/20 is a movement toward a safer environment for visually impaired pedestrians

Walk Safe 20/20 is a movement toward a safer environment for visually impaired pedestrians. Physical activity is a great challenge. The fear of navigating chaotic streets can cause people with little or no vision to stay inside. With new technology, we can support the independence of visually impaired pedestrians and help them feel secure while walking outside.  

Glaucoma

Walk Safe 20/20

Walk Safe 20/20

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 The second most common cause of blindness worldwide. 

Diabetes and VI

VI in NYC School Children

VI in NYC School Children

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Diabetic Retinopathy is a major cause of morbidity and most patients show no symptoms until it is too late for an effective treatment.

VI in NYC School Children

VI in NYC School Children

VI in NYC School Children

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Studies have shown that about additional 50,000 children become blind each year adding onto the estimated 1.4 million blind children in the world.