Prevent Blindness Accepting Applications For New ASPECT Program

The application period is now open for all who wish to participate in the ASPECT (Advocacy, Support, Perspective, Empowerment, Communication, and Training) Patient Engagement Program at Prevent Blindness. Individuals with vision impairment or blindness are welcome to participate, as well as allies (i.e. parents or guardians, care partners, nonprofit representatives, multidisciplinary clinicians, eye care providers, [Read More]

Loss of Confidence

A Message to the AMD Community from Dan Roberts 1998 I have experienced a symptom of vision loss, and I wonder if anyone else can relate to it. It is not physical, and it is not emotional. This is a much more subtle psychological symptom which seems to lurk in the background and affect nearly [Read More]

Growing Up With Vision Loss

by Sharon Chism I am going to attempt to tell my story of growing up with vision loss. I have no idea if mine is typical for those with a juvenile form of retinal degeneration but I hope that it is helpful, nevertheless. I am the oldest of four children, three of which have what [Read More]