[Codango: We found this to be such an intense bit of news, that we skip ahead for you a bit… The eSight glasses are available today through the not-for-profit RSB, Ph: 8417 5599.]
Brad Crouch: STAR Trek-style smart glasses giving sight to the legally blind are coming to Adelaide, and today, Maureen Montes of Parkside becomes the first person in the nation to buy the $13,000 super specs.
Mrs Montes, who has less than 5 per cent vision and is legally blind, has trialled the Canadian eSight glasses and says the first time she wore them she was stunned.
“It was a modern miracle — I could read the eye chart down to the bottom line, when normally I could not even see it,” she said.
“I looked out the window and could see…"