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

February 15, 2015

What They Really Mean . . .

Sometimes, it’s wise to read news items in reverse. by Dan Roberts The latest magnifying technology, a switchable telescopic contact lens, has been receiving wide media attention this past week. If you read the news from the top down, and you anxiously call your eye care specialist before reading all the way to the bottom,
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February 10, 2015

Notal Vision Device Shows 94% Success at Early Detection of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A National Eye Institute study has reported an impressive success rate at early detection of wet (neovascular) age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The study compared two groups of dry AMD patients and compared the proportion within each group for patients presenting with 20/40 acuity or better when their wet AMD was detected. An experimental group used
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