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Aging and Vision Loss National Coalition

Vision Serve Alliance press release from August 7, 2019 included some revealing statistics. It reported that there were 25.5 million Americans with an age-related eye disease such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinal disease, etc. Each one of them capable … 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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Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Monthdiabetes

Did you know that the leading causes of blindness among working age adults, may also be one of the most preventable eye diseases? November is Diabetes and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Diabetic Retinopathy, one of the eye diseases associated … 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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May’s Theme: Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow!

May’s Theme: Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow! Steven Kelley, CVRT, CRC May is Healthy Vision Month and Older American’s Month. This year’s theme for Older American’s Month is Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow and it is certainly applicable for maintaining healthy vision, … 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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