We live at an amazing time in terms of finding technological solutions for people who have lost their sight. Each day seems to bring a new medical or electronic solution, making the world more accessible for people who are blind or visually-impaired. From the moment I became personally involved with the loss of sight with my mom, I have heard people say they’d rather lose a limb than their vision. It is my contention that in the next five to ten years, in a first world setting, blindness will no longer be feared. I made a similar observation about a variety of disabilities in a 2014 blog post.
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