[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7932" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Stargardt’s Disease is a rare inherited retina disorder that strikes in childhood and adolescence, stealing vision. Also called juvenile macular degeneration, the disease causes progressive damage to the center of the retina that provides central vision. We work with many people who have Stargardt’s

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7898" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Guest Post Written By: Danielle Kunkle
Co-founder at Boomer Benefits, and
Forbes Finance Council Contributor

Throughout our working lives, we are often provided vision benefits through our employer group health insurance. It can come as shock at age 65 to find out that Medicare does

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7872" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7842" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Molly Burke is a typical 23 year-old woman. She loves music, make-up and YouTube. She loves to travel and has a dog named Gallop. She loves fashion, has a unique retro style, her YouTube vlog has more than 200,000 subscribers and

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7731" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]December is Eye Safety Month and a good time to learn how to avoid eye hazards in the home.  Each year common household products cause nearly 125,000 eye injuries - the majority of them preventable. Here are tips and suggestions that can help you

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7718" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thanksgiving and the advent of the holidays has us in a reflective mood. We’re thinking about all the things we are thankful for and the inspirational people we have had the privilege to meet this year. Here is what we would like to share

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7703" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="7690" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We recently attended the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Innovations Expo, a showcase of technologies that advance accessibility for people with vision impairment and other disabilities. It was an exciting look at the innovations that entrepreneurs, technology companies, organizations and academics in the public and

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