Information you can use

This site offers up-to-date information and free materials for people living with low vision. Follow any of the links on this page to access our extensive resources.

If you are also looking for personal support and contact with others who share your challenges and experiences, please visit our partners at Macular Degeneration Support.

Low Vision:
A Self Help Guide

An evaluation and self-guided workbook designed to help anyone in the intermediate to late stage of vision loss.

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Helpful
Resources

Self-help tools and resource links to more than 1,600 low vision organizations, services and websites.

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Caring for the Visually Impaired

This publication is intended to assist all those who are unselfishly committed to caring for visually impaired individuals.

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September 16, 2018

Second Trial Showing Efficacy for Stem Cell Treatment of Dry AMD

A second trial begun in 2018 is showing positive results with replacing defective cells leading to vision loss from dry (geographic) macular degeneration. Implanted cells derived from stem cells have been implanted into five patients by researchers from University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Santa Barbara. Results at one year have
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September 6, 2018

Gout Associated With Increased Risk of AMD

A recent study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, has looked into the association between age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and gout. Gout is a form of arthritis resulting from inflammation in the joints caused by the build-up of uric acid crystals and is associated with oxidative stress. The main
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