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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GuidMe for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Latest News

November 18, 2017

Incidence of AMD Dramatically Declining

A recent observational study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has found that the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has been dramatically lessening over three generations. After looking at follow-up data on 4,819 participants and their offspring in the Beaver Dam studies (1987-2013), Karen J. Cruickshanks, Ph.D. et al found that the incidence of
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November 16, 2017

Two Trials Take First Step Toward Stem Cell Treatment for AMD

Results from two new clinical trials have added support for the use of human embryonic stem cells as treatment for the dry form of macular degeneration. Stem cells injected into the eye appear to have replaced the missing cells damaged by the disease, with no serious side effects. One study suggests it may have even improved patients’
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