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    Driving and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Many people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or their family members ask if it is safe to drive with this eye condition. This is an important and sometimes complex question that needs to take into consideration visual function, safety, and the person’s desire for independence.

    April 4, 2018
  • Tips & How-Tos

    Living with AMD as Patient or Caregiver: A Mother and Daughter Share Their Story

    The monthly BrightFocus Chats are an opportunity to learn about age-related macular degeneration (AMD) from a range of professionals: researchers, doctors, occupational therapists, social workers, and more. Recently, however, the Chat focused on the perspective of an AMD patient and her caregiver: Leona, who has advanced or “wet” AMD, and her daughter Sharon. They live in Portland, Maine.

    April 2, 2018
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    AMD: Your Questions Answered

    The guest speaker is Priyatham S. Mettu, MD, a Duke University retina specialist who is testing new treatments and new imaging technologies for age-related macular degeneration.

    March 28, 2018
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