• 31 JUL 17
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    What it’s like to kayak the Grand Canyon BLIND!

      The following is excerpted from NO BARRIERS: A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon by Erik Weihenmayer and Buddy Levy. Copyright (c) 2017 by the authors and reprinted by permission of Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, LLC. Rising the next morning, I tried to force down some breakfast on a

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    • 03 JUL 17
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    The Three Things You Need to Know About Macular Degeneration

    Happy Fourth of July! It is a great time of year to celebrate warm weather and American Independence. Band concerts, family gatherings, and firework displays make the holiday enjoyable. However, if your vision is restricted by eye disease it may make it difficult to see the best part of these celebrations - the faces ofRead more →
    • 11 JUL 17
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    Study results link low vision to depression

    Study results link low vision to depression People with low vision due to age are twice as likely to experience depression compared to the blind and five times more likely compared to normal individuals, a recent study from the National Eye Institute found. Click Here to Continue the Story.

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    • 17 JUL 17
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    Low Vision Can Cause Depression

    Low Vision causes many difficulties for those who suffer with it. Driving, participating in hobbies, taking care of the activities of daily life and seeing the faces of loved ones can be challenging if not impossible. Now surveys are showing that those with low vision also suffer from depression at rates higher than those whoRead more →