• 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 →
    • 17 OCT 17
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    Meet Low Vision Visionaries Bradford and Bryan Manning from Two Blind Brothers

    Bradford and Bryan Manning were diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease, a progressive disease that results in blindness, at the age of seven. You would never know it.  They have completed high school, played Lacrosse, graduated from college with double majors and founded one of the fastest growing start-ups in the country, Two Blind Brothers - andRead more →
    • 31 DEC 17
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    Low Vision Specialists of MD & VA 2017 Year In Review

    As we reflect upon our achievements over the past 12 months, 2017 was an extraordinary year at Low Vision Specialists of MD & VA. First and foremost, we helped a significantly larger patient demographic with our one-of-a-kind low vision services, introduced new disruptive technology to our patients, launched our low vision advocacy program “Low VisionRead more →
    • 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 →