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

September 28, 2015

Wet AMD and DME Patients Sought For New Study

PIVOT Study: Patient-centric Innovative Vision Home Testing Patients are being sought to participate in a unique study to gauge the feasibility of a home-monitoring system. The PIVOT study is a clinical study to determine if patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) or wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) can use a mobile medical application (mVT™) on a smart phone (Apple iPhone®) or
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September 16, 2015

Diet, exercise, smoking habits, and genes interact to affect AMD risk

NIH-funded study points to converging factors that drive disease-related inflammation People with a genetic predisposition for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) significantly increased their odds of developing the blinding eye disorder if they had a history of heavy smoking and consistently did not exercise or eat enough fruits and vegetables, according to an observational study of
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