In a story so terrible I had to check who was to blame (Otto Binder), Superboy spots a kryptonite meteor crash on a deserted island and brings his crew of Superboy robots to learn how they should act when exposed to Green K.
Well don't worry, Superboy can use his other senses to guide himself home, specifically the voice of Lana's pet parrot, and from her house, it's just a step and a stumble to his own. Once there, "Dad Kent" and "Mom Kent" (???) are horrified that he's just stopped by for a bandage to cover his eyes and that he goes right back on patrol. He certainly wasn't expecting that sunspot activity would create static in SOUND WAVES, making him as deaf as he is blind, and he almost collides with a plane, then bumps into one of Smallville's skyscrapers (???). The only choice is exile to a place where there are no people: The Sargasso Sea. Which in the DC Universe seems to be a real death trap for ships who apparently don't use maps to navigate. Superboy chooses the S.S. Science as a home, because its (full-stocked????) lab might be useful in finding a solution to his problem. EXCEPT YOU'RE BLIND, IDIOT!!!
But you know how dogs need to be trained for a long time before they can become seeing-eye personnel? Well, Krypto is a pretty disobedient canine to begin with, and when he telescopically spies a fossil exhibit, and drags Superboy through a mountain to get at some stale giant bones. The only thing that could divert Krypto's attention is cats - even though he's yet to meet a single feline in these adventures - so Superboy grabs two circus tigers by the tail...
Otto Binder, however, does not.