Posts by Esther Mayers
Reading Tips For Those With Macular Degeneration
The most serious symptom of macular degeneration (AMD) is the loss of central vision, with those in the more advanced stages of AMD experiencing a…Read More
COVID-19 – What Constitutes an Eye Care Emergency?
An eye care emergency is defined as medical care for conditions requiring prompt medical attention due to a sudden change in ocular or visual health.…Read More
Why All Low Vision Patients Are Upset
By Richard J. Shuldiner, OD, FAAO, FIALVS, Chief Clinical Editor In 1960, at the age of seven, Wayne F. was diagnosed with amblyopia in his…Read More
Is It Possible to Read and Write With Macular Degeneration?
Once you’ve been diagnosed with macular degeneration, you may find yourself overwhelmed with questions. The uncertainty as to whether you will be able to read,…Read More
Helping a reading patient with chronic vision impairment to read once again
Reading again is one of the most frequently reported goals of patients with chronic vision impairment or “low vision.” Many low vision reading devices are…Read More
I Have Best Disease. Will I Be Able to Drive?
This question reflects the primary concern of almost every patient with Best vitelliform macular dystrophy. The genetic disorder affects central vision, which is vital to…Read More
3 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision and Eyes
Did you know that people with diabetes are 20 times more likely to get eye diseases than those without it? There are three major eye…Read More
When to Contact a Low Vision Doctor
When To Contact A Low Vision Doctor: When You Can’t See To Do What You Want To Do When you break your leg, you feel…Read More
Where Can I Find a Low Vision Doctor?
Where Can I Find A Low Vision Doctor? Reading your favorite books is difficult. You squint a lot while watching TV. When friends or family…Read More
Why AMD Patients Need 2 Doctors
Why AMD Patients Need 2 Doctors Central vision is an important element of your overall vision, allowing you to see images and objects as you…Read More