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    Upcoming Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Research Discoveries

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    February 25, 2015
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    Driving Safety and Transportation Alternatives

    This telephone discussion feature Katherine Freund, the President and Founder of the Independent Transportation Network (ITN America), a national nonprofit providing dignified transportation to seniors and to adults with visual impairments, and Meredith Lyons, an occupational therapist and driving rehabilitation specialist who works primarily in treating patients with neurological disorders and visual impairments. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    January 28, 2015
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    Macular Degeneration 101

    This telephone discussion features Milam A. Brantley, Jr., MD, PhD, of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute. He discusses the basics of macular degeneration, including the forms of the disease, risk factors, and available treatments. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    December 17, 2014
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    Meeting the Challenges of Macular Degeneration: A Personal Journey

    The telephone discussion features Jim Hindman, founder of Jiffy Lube International, who was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration at age 57 and years later declared legally blind. He refused to give up hope, eventually finding his way out of the darkness with the IMT (implantable miniature telescope). View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    November 24, 2014
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    Making the Most of Your Next Doctor Visit

    This telephone discussion features Marti Bailey, the Director of the Sibley Senior Association and Community Health, who has helpful tips on how to get the most out of your doctor’s appointment View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    October 30, 2014
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    Aids and Technology for Low Vision

    This telephone discussion features Ike Presley of the American Foundation of the Blind’s National Literacy Center, who has expertise in blindness and literacy, special education, assistive technology, and low vision. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    September 24, 2014
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    Living with Low Vision: Creating a Safe Home

    This telephone discussion features Jennifer Kaldenberg, an occupational therapist who has expertise in working with older adults who are living with visual impairment. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    August 27, 2014
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    Tips for Protecting Your Vision

    A telephone discussion featuring Jarrod Davies, OD, FCOVD, a developmental optometrist specializing in vision therapy and neurovisual rehabilitation, and Madeline, a person living with low vision. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    July 30, 2014
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    Detecting the Early Signs of Macular Degeneration

    This telephone discussion features Dr. Jacque Duncan, an ophthalmologist at UCSF Medical Center, who specializes in treating retina degenerations such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    June 25, 2014
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