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This site offers up-to-date information and free materials for people living with low vision.

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  • “These are the most valuable publications a patient can have to navigate and transition into a successful low vision world.”

    • Liz Trauernicht, President, MD Foundation
  • “The booklets and CDs are WONDERFUL! They are going to tremendously help me help my patients.”

    • Karen Winegardner, COTA, LMT
  • “Thank you for providing such a wonderful and free service to assist those in need.”

    • Cornerstone Eye Care, High Point NC
  • "I wonder if you are aware of the great benefit you have provided others with vision problems. You have supplied information and hope in so many areas. Please keep it up."

    • Marie Miller, Patient
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  • February 14, 2019

    New Findings in Genetic Pathologies of AMD

    With recent successes in gene replacement therapy, scientists are enthused about studying how genetic variants play a part in age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  Previous research has identified 34 small genomic regions (“loci”) on the DNA molecule and 52 genetic variants (mutations) within those loci that are associated with AMD. Variants can regulate certain genes to […]

  • February 5, 2019

    Bausch + Lomb Launches New Website to Help People Living With AMD

    New Website offers Patients Comprehensive, Educational Resources to Navigate Life with Age-Related Macular Degeneration Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, has  announced the launch of SightMatters.com, a new educational online resource for people living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Bausch + Lomb launched the site to coincide with the start of AMD […]

  • February 2, 2019

    Study Finds That Anti-VEGF Drug Treatments For Wet AMD Do Not Cause Strokes

    Three anti-VEGF drugs are in clinical use for treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (wAMD). These are Lucentis (ranibizumab), off-label Avastin (bevacizumab), and Eylea (ranibizumab). The rate of stroke from intravitreal injections of Lucentis was found in the early clinical trials to be 0.2% (1 of 525) in the combined group of patients compared to […]

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