Do occupational therapists help people with eye injuries/blindness?

They Should. There are societies for the blind in most metropolitan areas. These tend to be custom made for visual problems. Different eye diseases cause different losses and different disabilities. But ot could certainly help with doing daily activities with decreased or no vision.
Blind. Not usually-- in richmond we have a state department for visually impaired folks. This is called a low vision department, and there is something similar in every state.

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Can you tell me how can occupational therapists help people with eye injuries/blindness?

Training. Occupational therapists are trained to teach skills in the job market for people with physical infirmities and functional problems. Those who have lost vision can still find many employment opportunities but may not be aware of the availability of jobs and certainly would need training to be eligible for those jobs. Read more...

How do occupational therapists help people with eye injuries to ambulate safely?

Training. Depending on the eye injury and amount of vision loss, they show them ways of judging their environment that don't involve using one or both eyes. Read more...

Is eye transplant possible for blindness due to head trauma or eye injury?

Not quite yet... We're getting better but if the brain's visual centers are damaged or the optic nerve is destroyed there currently is no method for repair. If the injury is limited to the retina only - the possibility of a retinal implant theoretically exists. We've still got a long wait for this capability. Read more...
Unfortunately no. Although we are making strides in tissue transplant techniques and stem cell therapy, we have not advanced to the point of whole eye transplant. The optic nerve, would need to connect its 1.5 million axons (the "wires" of the nerves) with the brain in a way that cannot currently be done. The cornea (front window) can be transplanted in cases of severe scarring from trauma. Read more...
Not yet...but soon. An entire eye transplant is still in the relm of science fiction but researchers at several centers including stanford university and jules stein eye center are working on an artificial retina that can be implanted inside the eye and transmits information to the brain. In addition, stem cell transplants are showing promise and have been performed on patients with retinal diseases and injuries. Read more...

Is eye transplant a possibility for blindness due to head trauma/eye injury?

No. The eye from the retina back to the lateral geniculate and back to the visual cortex is brain tissue. Central nervous system tissue does not regenerate or heal so a complete eye transplant is not possible. Read more...