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An easy-to-use self-monitoring tool for spotting subtle changes in your vision.
A printable list of 10 questions for your next visit with your eye doctor.
A personalized list of changes you can make to help you reduce your risk of AMD progression.
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Prevent Blindness is the oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.
Audio recordings, videos and webinars offer practical tips on living independently with low vision. Includes videos on how to use smartphone accessibility features.
Founded and maintained by people with AMD, this site is a treasure trove of information, including links to agencies, low vision centers and other resources nationwide.
Information on AMD, plus a directory of eye care providers and low vision centers, and a roundup of research studies.
A highly rated talking-camera app for the visually impaired that reads text you encounter, recognizes faces, identifies currency and much more. Apple and Android.
Feature articles from a range of publications, from the New Yorker to the New York Review of Books, read aloud by narrators. Subscription required. Apple and Android.
A wireless, voice-activated headset a little bigger than a pair of eyeglasses that magnifies and displays an enhanced image of what you’re looking at.
The MD Community’s members communicate and support one another via email listserv.
Speaks weight and volume measurements. English only. Battery powered.
A pad of bright white paper with bold black lines makes it easier to see when you write.
High-visibility, smudge-free black ink in a bold-tip, easy-grip pen makes it easier to see what you’re writing.
Hands-free eyeglass-style binoculars that make it easier to watch TV, or any image that’s more than 10 feet away: movies, theater, sporting events, etc.
This electronic reading aid can be linked to your computer or TV and can placed on top of any reading material.
Push the high contrast button, and this clock announces the time and date. English only.
Advice on how to reduce the risk of AMD, ways to cope, eye healthy recipes, and more.
Information about AMD from renowned patient-educator Dan Roberts
Simple recipes for meals that include eye-healthy nutrients.
Tips and support for people who live with advanced forms of macular degeneration, plus a guide to helpful technologies.
A concierge service for people who want to use rideshare services like Uber, but have no access to a smartphone.