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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
  • "A mass of well-organized information...fine resource for news, updates and answers to specific queries." (Jean)

    • Jean Lord, Patient

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  • May 14, 2019

    Eylea Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced FDA approval of Eylea (aflibercept) injection to treat all stages of diabetic retinopathy. Eylea is already approved for treatment of three conditions: neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration, macular edema resulting from retinal vein occlusion, and diabetic macular edema.  This additional use of Eylea for diabetic retinopathy was approved based upon […]

  • May 13, 2019

    Need For Improvement in Hospital Care For Vision-Impaired Patients

    Recent research spotlights a need to address certain risks and incapacities with which people with visual impairment are faced during hospital stays. Vision-impaired hospital patients have worse clinical outcomes, more readmissions, longer lengths of stay, and higher costs of care than non-vision-impaired patients, according to the authors. The article, published April 4, 2019 in JAMA […]

  • April 29, 2019

    A portable hand-held electronic reader for less than $200

    Low vision presents many challenges in managing daily living activities, with one of the most important being spot reading. This includes reading labels, instructions, envelope addresses, checkbooks, receipts, menus, food containers, recipes, clocks, signs, written notes, currency values, and on and on. With loss of functional eyesight, such normally routine tasks require either accommodating, seeking […]

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