Category Archives: Macular Degeneration

The ADA is 30!

The ADA Tun 30! on the Vision Rehab Podcast. At the time the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed in 1990, I recall thinking this was entirely appropriate, the right thing to do, an expansion of equal rights. At the … Continue reading

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week Commemorates Anne Sullivan

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week will be observed this year the week of April 14-20, 2019 to commemorate Anne Sullivan’s birthday, on April 14, 1866. Anne Sullivan, a pioneer of the vision rehabilitation profession, was the teacher who worked closely … Continue reading

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision and Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans age 60 and older and may affect as much as 30% of the population over the age of … Continue reading

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February is AMD Awareness Month

February is National Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in people 65 and older. Low Vision is a term used to describe vision loss that is not correctable by … Continue reading

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Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision and Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans age 60 and older and may affect as much as 30% of the population over the age of … Continue reading

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Macular Degeneration

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month  Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in Americans over the age of 65. According to the Archives of Ophthalmology, April 2004, approximately 1.75 people in the … Continue reading

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