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Macular Degeneration Publications

View and download PDF versions of the publications below (Adobe Reader required).To receive print copies of these resources, call 1-855-345-6637 or order online.

Macular Degeneration: The Essential Facts

Macular Degeneration: Essential Facts
This brochure discusses the two categories of age-related macular degeneration, diagnosis, risk factors, prevention strategies and treatment.

Amsler Grid Eye Test

Amsler Grid Eye Test
The Amsler grid can help detect early signs of retinal disease and monitor changes in vision after diagnosis. It should not in any way substitute for the advice of a qualified health care professional and it is not intended to constitute medical advice.

Top Five Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor
Preparing ahead of time can help you best manage your vision health. Here are some questions you can take along when you visit the doctor.

Macular Degeneration Research Newsletter

Macular Degeneration Research Newsletter
This newsletter, published by BrightFocus' Macular Degeneration Research (MDR) program, provides easily understood updates on research currently funded by MDR and other timely information on macular degeneration.

Safety and the Older Driver

Safety and the Older Driver
This resource discusses medical conditions that can affect driving, safe driving tips and strategies, a self test for drivers, evaluation and discussion of unsafe driving practices, and maintaining independence once a decision is made to stop driving.

Low Vision Resource List

Low Vision Resource List
An extensive list of organizations to assist the visually impaired.

Order Print Publications

To request that Macular Degeneration Research publications be mailed to you:

  • Call 1-855-345-6637 and provide recipient's name, address, and publication selection(s)
  • Order online

For bulk or customized orders, or those going outside the U.S., postage and handling fees are applicable. Please call 1-855-345-6637 or email Jeff Honaker to place a special order.

Publications in Spanish

Many of the resources listed here are also available in Spanish. View Spanish publications.

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