Overcoming cortical blindness and brain-injury We have been blessed with a very special child, our son Sterling, 19 years old. Sterling was born blind and brain- injured due to a massive cerebral hemorrhaging (stroke) he sustained in utero or at birth. Doctors had told us that cortical blindness (pertaining to the cortex area of the brain) is irreversible. Their prognosis was that our son would remain blind and a vegetable for the rest of his life.
BLINDSIGHT ALSO OCCURS IN MONKEYS Discussion on blindsight and studies in Monkeys