• 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 →
    • 21 JUN 17
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    The 4 Eye Diseases That Can Lead to Blindness

    It may seem like a horrible question, but if someone asked which is worse, losing your eyesight, hearing, memory, speech, or a limb, what would you say? A majority of people think that losing one’s eyesight is the worst possible health outcome, according to a study conducted by the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns HopkinsRead more →
    • 25 OCT 17
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    News and advances on the AMD front

    Recently there were two news items regarding age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that caught our eye and we want to share them with you. The first item is a promising new treatment for the disease and the second is new information on the role of nutrition to prevent AMD. Eye drops instead of injections The availabilityRead more →
    • 14 NOV 17
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    Meet Low Vision Visionary Erik Weihenmayer

    Some people climb a metaphorical Mount Everest every day of their lives. A select few climb the actual mountain. A few, very few, scale the summit of the world’s highest mountain without sight and the first to do so was Erik Weihenmayer. It’s one symbol of the life he lives with no barriers. Why wouldRead more →