• Chat

    How to Remain Independent Despite Low Vision

    This telephone discussion features Orli Weisser-Pike, a doctor of occupational therapy and a certified low vision therapist. She has over eighteen years of clinical experience in a wide variety of settings and has for the past decade specialized in treating people disabled by vision loss. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    May 28, 2014
  • Chat

    Treatments for Macular Degeneration

    This telephone discussion features Albert O. Edwards, MD, PhD, a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    April 30, 2014
  • Podcast

    Interview: BrightFocus Chats on Macular Degeneration

    The Talking Information Center interviews Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at BrightFocus Foundation, about the mission of the organization and the new BrightFocus Chats telephone discussions on macular degeneration.

    April 9, 2014
  • Chat

    What is on the Horizon for Macular Degeneration?

    This telephone discussion features Milam A. Brantley, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, on the latest research findings and their implications for treatment; and a patient advocate, on living with macular degeneration. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    March 31, 2014
  • Podcast

    Glaucoma: The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor

    In this audio presentation, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs for BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the top five questions you should ask your doctor regarding your glaucoma diagnosis.

    March 26, 2014
  • Chat

    "I Have Macular Degeneration...Now What?"

    A telephone discussion on low vision diseases that features Michael B. Gorin, MD, PhD, an ophthalmologist from UCLA, and a patient advocate who offers firsthand tips and strategies for living with the disease. View the transcript Print the transcript Listen to the discussion:

    February 26, 2014
  • Podcast

    Creative Low Vision Caregiving Tips

    In this audio presentation, Donna Gallagher shares a few adjustments that made around her home that make life easier for her mother, who has lived with low vision for many years.

    March 8, 2013
  • Podcast

    Glaucoma Diagnosis

    In this audio presentation, Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the BrightFocus Foundation and Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D., from Johns Hopkins University, talk about the diagnosis of the glaucoma. They discuss diagnostic tests for glaucoma and factors that can impact your eye pressure readings. This information is designed for anyone who has glaucoma or is caring for a family member or friend who has this eye disease.

    November 10, 2012
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