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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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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Latest News

September 30, 2014

FDA Approves Two Extended-Release Drug Therapies For DME

By Dan Roberts Implants devised by two different companies for treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) have been approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The companies are Allergan and Alimera, and the new drugs are Ozurdex and Iluvien respectively. Both drugs are corticosteroids that have demonstrated effectiveness in the treatment of
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September 25, 2014

Final Stargardt Patient Treated In Initial Stem Cell Trial

Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) has treated the final patient in the UK-based Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the safety and tolerability of the company’s stem cell therapy for Stargardt’s disease. To date, no adverse events have been reported. The company is working with U.S. and European regulators to commence a Phase 2 trial to assess
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