Some of my favorite memories are visits from low-vision organizations. Many of the people who come to the groups share stories… Read More »Living and Seeing with Macular Degeneration
For more than a century, New Yorkers have trusted Lighthouse International, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to fighting vision loss.… Read More »10 Summer Safety Tips on How to Protect Your Vision
If you’re one of many older adults with vision loss who also experience depression, you’re not alone. While depression is not an inevitable consequence of vision impairment, it is common. An estimated one-third of older adults with vision loss report clinically significant depressive symptoms1. These may begin at the initial diagnosis of an eye disease, or they may appear many years later when vision problems worsen
You have control over some of the known risk factors for macular degeneration. If you have macular degeneration, a family… Read More »What Can I Do About Macular Degeneration?
There are two types of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). One form is known as “wet” and the other is “dry”.… Read More »Types of Age Related Macular Degeneration