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We’ve come a long way! Until now, the only way of “home monitoring” to detect vision changes in “dry” AMD has been the Amsler Grid. If you are at high-risk for developing “wet” AMD, you may now take a more … Continue reading

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It has been said that technology has made the world smaller, but for people who are visually impaired, smart devices are opening up a whole new world. The iPhone has become a great equalizer for people with vision loss. App … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Retina You are invited to a world-class presentation at the community eye health event with celebrated ophthalmologist and retinal specialist, Michael M. Lai, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Lai, a physician for adult and pediatric patients at Retina Group of … Continue reading

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Understanding Your New Sight You’re invited to meet Lind Stevens, OTRL, SCLV, MS, a highly accomplished occupational therapist with a specialization in low vision rehabilitation, on Sunday, May 15, at the Macular Degeneration Network meeting at Sibley Medical Building. This … Continue reading

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Some experts have likened the initial reactions to irreversible vision loss to the “stages of grief,” as defined by Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, after the loss of a loved one – taking one from denial to anger and depression, and finally, … Continue reading

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About 16 years ago, John was told by his ophthalmologist that he would lose his vision to a condition called Stargardt’s disease, an inherited disorder of the retina that causes a loss of central vision, or macular degeneration, often during … Continue reading

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Many of you may know that radio personality and POB friend Ed Walker passed away on Oct. 26. Only two short years ago, Ed was invited by POB to speak at a Vision Support Lunch & Learn holiday event at … Continue reading

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If you have been told “nothing more can be done with regular corrective eyeglasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery,” you likely have low vision. Don’t panic! There are many resources that can provide help. If you are having difficulty learning … Continue reading

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Author and executive coach Sheridan Gates will be hosting a special event at Friendship Heights Village Center on Monday April 27, 2015 in celebration of the launch of her new book,  ”Losing Sight, Finding Vision: Thriving Throughout Life’s Losses.” In her … Continue reading

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