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Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing

First things first, nJoy Vision has always celebrated being on the leading edge of technology when it comes to protecting and enhancing your vision. But this latest development may be a bit beyond what we are comfortable adopting. Let it be said, "When it comes to your vision, there is no replacement for a well-trained, …

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You Think You Know, But You Have No (Eye)dea

It's time for kiddos all around the country to head back to school. So to celebrate, we thought we'd fill your head with some "eye knowledge." We've always made it a point to talk about how incredible the eye is, but we thought we'd devote a post to these crazy, random eye facts. Some of …

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The Color of Sound

Ever wondered what a color sounds like? Weird question, right? Not for Neill Harbisson. Neill describes himself as the world's first legally recognized cyborg. And while that claim may sound a bit far-fetched, it makes much more sense once you let him describe his self-created  technological "upgrade". Neill was born with achromatopsia, a hereditary vision disorder affecting 1 …

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Life Through a Whole New Lens

Sixteen years. That's how long it had been since Carmen Torres last laid eyes on friends and family. But thanks to a revolutionary new procedure, she is now seeing the world through a whole new lens. Literally. Well, sort of. The Florida resident is the first recipient of what the University of Miami is calling …

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A See-Through Truck?

There's nothing more frustrating than being stuck behind a huge 18-wheeler when you're in a hurry to get somewhere. And no matter how far you crane your neck, it is IMPOSSIBLE to get a good view of oncoming traffic. So, there you are, destined to follow that semi truck going juuuust under the speed limit …

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No Screen Time in the Heart of Silicon Valley

The nJoyVision crew talks all the time about the importance of limiting screen time for the sake of your eyes. (Yes, we understand the irony of this web-based post discussing the dangers of too much screen time. Just go with it.) But, some big-time tech execs in Silicon Valley have taken this idea to a …

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Technology Makes Contact

For a while now, we’ve been following the updates Google has been making to their Smart Contact Lens technology. As always, it's pretty impressive stuff from Google X, the search giant’s semi-secret research and tech arm. In late March, it was announced that Google had been granted a patent by the U.S. patent authorities to make the …

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Survey Says…. LASIK > Contact Lenses

A recent survey presented at the World Cornea Congress held in San Diego April 15-17 revealed patient satisfaction with LASIK is better than that with contacts. According to Francis Price, Jr, MD, an ophthalmologist practicing in Indianapolis who presented the results, the research team could not find any studies that compared LASIK to a realistic …

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Your Face Could Be Gone in a Flash

Thanks to a revolutionary idea from DJ Chris Holmes, Betabrand designer Steven Wheeler has created a new hi-tech clothing line made with glass nano spheres that makes people's faces disappear. The light-reflecting creations, called the Flashback Collection, causes interesting photo effects when using a camera flash. The fabric has been coined “Paparazzi-Proof” because it blows …

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Special Glasses Help Blind Mom See Her Newborn Baby

This one has all the feels. Just like every other new mother, Kathy Beitz got to hold her baby and look him over from head to toe. But unlike most new mothers, Beitz, 29, has been legally blind since she was 11. Though she is not completely blind, Beitz suffers from a form of macular …

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