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

October 13, 2016

Consumers Needed to Help Set Priorities for AMD

The Cochrane Eyes and Vision US Satellite (CEV@US), located at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHBSPH) is conducting an important research project to identify research priorities for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). CEV@US is partnering with clinical practice guideline developers, national and international experts, and consumers in the macular degeneration community. Everyone’s perspective and input is important to
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October 13, 2016

FDA Grants Priority Review for Myopic CNV Treatment

Genentech, makers of Lucentis® (ranibizumab injection) for wet AMD, has been approved for Priority Review by the FDA to study Lucentis for the treatment of myopic choroidal neovascularization (mCNV). Also known as degenerative myopia, mCNV is a complication of severe near-sightedness that can lead to uncorrectable visual impairment. The FDA’s approval is based on results from the Phase
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