Macular Degeneration Support
Activities like reading a book or checking the time on your watch can become a challenge with age-related macular degeneration. Fixed and portable Low vision aids are available to help you get through everyday life. The organizations listed below provide low vision products to assist macular degeneration patients with reading and other tasks. You may also want to read the Consumer Guide to Low Vision.
Macular Degeneration Web Support
The following website provides discussion groups, forums and message boards for individuals suffering from age-related macular degeneration, and their caregivers and loved ones: MD Support.
Macular Degeneration Local Support Groups
Many communities now have local support groups that hold regular meetings:
- Sun City, Arizona
- Denver, Colorado
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Mooresville, North Carolina
- Tyler, Texas
These websites are personal narratives of AMD sufferers:
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For in-depth information on macular degeneration, please visit the Consumer Guide to Macular Degeneration.