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    • Liz Trauernicht, President, MD Foundation
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    • Karen Winegardner, COTA, LMT
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    • Cornerstone Eye Care, High Point NC
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  • June 2, 2019

    Charles Bonnet Syndrome Officially Recognized

    After years of intensive public education efforts about the causes and symptoms of a mysterious hallucinatory condition affecting visually impaired people, Prevent Blindness and other patient advocacy organizations are pleased that Charles Bonnet Syndrome will soon be officially recognized by eye care professionals around the world. As described in the latest revision of the International […]

  • May 25, 2019

    Summary of Research and Developments-2019

    This is our 14th annual summary presented to the International Low Vision Support Group about leading research and developments during the past 12 months in the fields of blindness and low vision. Most activity has been in the fields of anti-VEGF treatment and gene replacement therapy. We have also seen promising work with stem cell […]

  • May 19, 2019

    Why Do More Women Than Men Have AMD?

    Nearly every reliable resource on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will reveal that more women than men are affected by the disease. Some even go so far as to offer questionable statistics like “About 2/3 of people with AMD are women and 1/3 men”.(1) To explain, writers offer that women live longer than men, or that […]

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