• Chat

    Meeting the Challenges of Macular Degeneration: A Story of Hope

    The featured speaker is Dan Dunbar, who was legally blind from macular degeneration and had some restoration of vision after having a tiny telescope implanted into his eye. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    June 29, 2016
  • Chat

    AMD: Keeping Your Eyes at Their Healthiest

    The guest speaker is Dr. Gayatri S. Reilly of The Retina Group of Washington, who is an expert on research, patient care, and educating eye care professionals on treating eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    May 25, 2016
  • Video

    The Amsler Grid Eye Test

    The Amsler grid is a simple test to monitor macular degeneration. Learn more in this brief video.

    May 4, 2016
  • Chat

    Choosing the Right Doctor to Treat AMD

    Milam A. Brantley, Jr., MD, PhD, of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, discusses the type of doctor that is most appropriate for monitoring and treating the wet and dry forms of age-related macular degeneration. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    April 27, 2016
  • Video

    Where is Eye Fluid Produced?

    Learn where eye fluid (aqueous humor) is produced, how it circulates, and its contribution to the development of glaucoma.

    April 12, 2016
  • Chat

    Spring Cleaning: Making Your Home Safer for Low Vision

    Orli Weisser-Pike, a doctor of occupational therapy and a certified low vision therapist is the guest speaker. She has over eighteen years of clinical experience in a wide variety of settings and has for the past decade specialized in helping people affected by low vision. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    March 30, 2016
  • Video

    What is Wet Macular Degeneration?

    Learn about a form of macular degeneration that accounts for approximately 10 percent of the cases, but results in 90 percent of legal blindness.

    March 25, 2016
  • Chat

    Tips to Maximize Your Doctor Visit

    The guest speaker is Michael Allingham, MD, PhD, who is an ophthalmologist at Duke University. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    February 24, 2016
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