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May 10, 2021

The No-Look Cook: Adaptive Cooking for People with Vision Loss

From our friends at Second Sense Beyond Vision Loss by Cody Froeter, CVRT Cooking is something every person will experience to some degree at some point in their life. Some…

The No-Look Cook: Adaptive Cooking for People with Vision Loss

Apr 23, 2021

Poor Eyesight? 14 Ways to Stay Active, According to an Eye Doctor

By Jerilyn Covert Don’t let low vision get in the way of your health goals. Try these strategies to continue living your best life. “It’s the old ‘Just do it,’ right?”…

Poor Eyesight? 14 Ways to Stay Active, According to an Eye Doctor

Apr 23, 2021

New hope for better treatments against macular degeneration

A number of new treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a progressive eye disease, are under development. AMD is a leading cause of vision loss in older people. About 11…

New hope for better treatments against macular degeneration

Apr 16, 2021

(Video) What a small yellow spot can tell you about your health

(Video) What a small yellow spot can tell you about your health

Apr 16, 2021

Stem Cells for Macular Degeneration: Meticulous Science vs. Unethical Carelessness

Rigorous scientists stabilized a patient’s macular degeneration with a cutting-edge stem cell treatment; less rigorous scientists misapplied stem cell science and left three women blind. by: Harriet Hall Age-related macular…

Stem Cells for Macular Degeneration: Meticulous Science vs. Unethical Carelessness

Apr 13, 2021

We Can Help Protect Your Vision Between Office Visits

Do you have Dry Macular Degeneration? We can help protect your vision between office visits. Ask us how. Find out more information here: https://www.foreseehome.com/   #DetectEarly #TreatEarly #ForeseeHome #MacularDegeneration

We Can Help Protect Your Vision Between Office Visits

Apr 5, 2021

Helping patients who do not respond to anti-VEGF therapy

by: Lynda Charters This material belongs to Ophthalmology Times- Permission received from Saghar Bagheri, MD, PhD Study rejects notion of ‘nonresponders’ to therapeutic option This article was reviewed by Saghar…

Helping patients who do not respond to anti-VEGF therapy

Mar 29, 2021

HIV drugs may prevent vision loss

By Leondra Head CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — A new study comprised of more than 100 million adults in America finds that HIV drugs may prevent vision loss. It was led by a…

HIV drugs may prevent vision loss

Mar 25, 2021

10 Nutrition and Health Benefits of Cashew Milk

Written by Lizzie Streit, MS, RDN, LD — Cashew milk is a popular non-dairy beverage made from whole cashews and water. It has a creamy, rich consistency and is loaded with vitamins,…

10 Nutrition and Health Benefits of Cashew Milk

Mar 22, 2021

Empowering patients and their caregivers to live fuller lives.

BY THE STAFF OF MODERN OPTOMETRY In 1998, Lawrence Hoffheimer’s mother was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Wanting to do something to help her and others with the disease,…

Empowering patients and their caregivers to live fuller lives.

Mar 17, 2021

Mental Health Aspects of AMD Care

by: Jeffry D. Gerson, OD, FAAO Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” A strange quote with which to start a piece about age-related macular degeneration…

Mental Health Aspects of AMD Care

Mar 12, 2021

Building the Bionic Eye…With Car Tech?

Dr. Michael Beyeler and his team at UC Santa Barbara are prepping a smart prosthesis that provides cues to the visually impaired, much like a computer vision system talks to…

Building the Bionic Eye…With Car Tech?

Mar 4, 2021

Paul Vision Institute

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please help us in welcoming  Paul Vision Institute, to the AMD Centers of Excellence. Dr. Edward Paul is known for his independence and tenacity when…

Paul Vision Institute

Mar 2, 2021

30 of the Best Anti-Aging Foods to Make Sure You Are Incorporating Into Your Diet

Have you noticed that most of these foods are recommended to help fight age-related macular degeneration. by: NICOLE PAJER The anti-aging industry is filled with supplements, creams, and products touted…

30 of the Best Anti-Aging Foods to Make Sure You Are Incorporating Into Your Diet

Feb 24, 2021

Survey

Data has shown that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in greater vision loss for macular degeneration patients due to delayed or missed eye appointments. We want to better understand how…

Survey

Feb 23, 2021

Get the Best Eye Care During COVID-19

You don’t have to neglect your vision needs during the pandemic By Lindsey Konkel A n eye exam with an ophthalmologist or optometrist can detect not only vision impairment but also conditions that threaten…

Get the Best Eye Care During COVID-19

Feb 19, 2021

Grin Eye Care

AMD Centers of Excellence Feature Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Grin Eye Care.   Grin Eye Care has provided top-quality eye care in the Kansas City area…

Grin Eye Care

Feb 16, 2021

‘Gene therapy will lead to a breakthrough in treatment of eye disease’

by: Milan Lenters Scientists in Germany believe they have found a solution for people suffering from retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and macular degeneration (MD), as was explained in last week’s best-read story. RP is a congenital…

‘Gene therapy will lead to a breakthrough in treatment of eye disease’

Feb 8, 2021

Charles Retina Institute

AMD Centers of Excellence Feature Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Charles Retina Institute. The Charles Retina Institute is one of the world’s foremost retinal clinics, specializing in…

Charles Retina Institute

Feb 8, 2021

My Accessible House

My Accessible House

Feb 4, 2021

Thomas Eye Group

AMD Centers of Excellence Feature Please help us in welcoming Thomas Eye Group to the AMD Centers of Excellence. Thomas Eye Group is a full-service eye care provider with 10…

Thomas Eye Group

Feb 3, 2021

Foresee Home AMD Monitoring Program

Don’t leave your vision to chance: 94% of patients using ForeseeHome maintained driving vision (20/40 or better) after their dry Macular Degeneration changed to wet. Ask us if ForeseeHome is…

Foresee Home AMD Monitoring Program

Feb 3, 2021

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Mont

What is Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD)? ARMD is a disorder of the macula. The macula is the part of your retina where your central and color vision comes from. ARMD…

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Mont

Feb 3, 2021

Metformin may prevent a common cause of vision loss in aging

by: Alicia Lasek The diabetes drug metformin may protect against the development of age-related macular degeneration, a common cause of blindness that to date has no effective preventive measures, according…

Metformin may prevent a common cause of vision loss in aging

Feb 2, 2021

Center for Sight

AMD Center of Excellence Feature Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Center For Sight. Center For Sight is the premier, multi-physician, vision, cosmetic and skincare practice in Southwest…

Center for Sight

Jan 29, 2021

Retinal Consultants of San Antonio

AMD Centers of Excellence Feature Please help us in welcoming to the AMD Centers of Excellence, Retinal Consultants of San Antonio. With eight locations throughout the San Antonio area, their…

Retinal Consultants of San Antonio

Jan 29, 2021

Janigian Retina Associates

AMD Centers of Excellence Feature Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Janigian Retina Associates.  Their 5 locations throughout Rhode Island provide you with state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment and education…

Janigian Retina Associates

Jan 24, 2021

The Macula Center

AMD Center of Excellence Feature Please help us in welcoming The Macula Center to the AMD Centers of Excellence. Located in the Tampa Bay, Florida. The Macula Center practices specialize…

The Macula Center

Jan 18, 2021

Colorado Retina Associates

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Colorado Retina Associates.  The largest retina practice in the Rocky Mountain region they provide treatment, care, and…

Colorado Retina Associates

Jan 14, 2021

We see a lot in news and articles about what kinds of things we can eat to help with or prevent Macular Degeneration. 

By:  Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO- Medical Director- Optometrists – for the Macular Degeneration Association We see a lot in news and articles about what kinds of things we can eat…

We see a lot in news and articles about what kinds of things we can eat to help with or prevent Macular Degeneration. 

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