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Healthy Vision Awareness Month

From the Vision Rehab Podcast, May is Healthy Vision Awareness Month. Hello, and thank you for joining me today on the Vision Rehab Podcast. The month of May is Healthy Vision Awareness Month. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology … Continue reading

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Reading With a Vision Loss

Vision Rehab Podcast for Reading With a Vision Loss Hello, and thank you for joining me today on the Vision Rehab Podcast. My name is Steve Kelley and I’m a certified vision rehabilitation therapist based in Maine. Today, I’m reaching … Continue reading

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Glaucoma: Are You Losing Your Vision Without Knowing It?

Do any of these demographics apply to you? Over the age of 65 Very nearsighted African American Diabetic If yes, you are at a higher risk for developing glaucoma. Chances are, you won’t know you have glaucoma until you start … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Vision Rehabilitation

From the Vision Rehab Podcast: Getting Started with Vision Rehabilitation. Hello, and thank you for joining me today on Low Vision Tech Topics. My name is Steve Kelley and I’m a certified vision rehabilitation therapist based in Maine.   Today’s … Continue reading

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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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Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

You may be losing your vision as you read this. You will not know you have glaucoma, without a glaucoma screening from an ophthalmologist, until you notice an irreversible vision loss. If you are: over the age of 65; very … Continue reading

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month to bring attention to the group of eye diseases, called glaucoma, the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in Americans today. According to the National Eye Institute, glaucoma affects over 2 million people and … Continue reading

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