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

December 6, 2016

Photobiomodulation—A New Treatment For Dry AMD?

A new non-invasive technology from LumiThera Inc. may help improve vision in  people with dry age-related macular degeneration. Photobiomodulation involves exposure of the retina to light from diodes emitting red, yellow, and infrared wavelengths. Researchers in Switzerland and Toronto recently found that treating eyes three times a week for three weeks improved best corrected visual
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December 6, 2016

More Responders Needed for AMD Survey

The Cochrane Eyes and Vision US Satellite (CEV@US), located at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHBSPH) is conducting an important survey to identify research priorities for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Their previous request for participants in the survey has yielded 35 responses so far, but at least 50 are needed. The survey will take
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