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Low Vision and Vision Loss

Low Vision and Vision Loss What can a person with low vision really see? That question is not an easy one to answer because every person with a visual impairment truly has a unique pattern of vision loss.  No two people have the same exact vision loss! Macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and congenital eye disease, among the hundreds of other conditions that can cause us to lose some of …Read More

Update on Macular Degeneration Research

New Genetic Clues to Macular Degeneration Identified An international study of 43,000 people significantly expands the number of genetic factors known to play a role in age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  Supported by the National Eye Institute, the findings allow a better understanding of the biological processes that lead to AMD, and identify new therapeutic targets for potential treatment. Macular degeneration is caused by a combination of genetic, environmental and lifestyle risk factors. …Read More

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