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Jun 22, 2018

Antioxidant Rich Blueberries Fight Free Radicals

Thanks to lots of sunshine and rain, our blueberry bushes have produced a large enough crop to fill the freezer for antioxidant rich smoothies throughout the year. Why do we care so much about getting lots of these antioxidant rich berries in our diet?

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Jun 18, 2018

Floaters in the Eye - Who Gets Them and Why?

Floaters -Vitreous Floaters, Causes of Eye Floaters, and What is a Detached Retina?

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Jun 16, 2018

Eccentric Viewing for Macular Degeneration:Use your Peripheral Vision

Eccentric Viewing - How to maximize your useable vision when you have loss of central vision or central scotoma from macular degeneration. Video showing you how to find and use your peripheral vision so you can see with more clarity.

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Jun 14, 2018

When Johanna Seddon Talks, People Listen

I have been following the research of Johanna Seddon for many years. She attended Tufts New England Medical Center for her ophthalmology residency and then became the first ophthalmologist to obtain a graduate degree in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health.

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Jun 12, 2018

Macular Degeneration Specialist - Who Are They and Do I Need One?

Why Get a Macular Degeneration Specialist on Your Team - Retina Doctors, Low Vision Optometrists, Low Vision Rehab Specialist and More.

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Jun 10, 2018

Dome Magnifier - Reading Magnifier for Newspapers, Magazines, and More

Dome Magnifier - A reading magnifier that glides across your reading material. Use it on a flat surface. Clear focus and magnification for newspapers, bills, and photos.

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Jun 08, 2018

Are Magnifying Contact Lenses In Your Future?

Eric Tremblay, Optics Architect and Engineering Manager, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland has been working with a team of researchers from the University of California San Diego on a prototype of eye wear that could offer hope to those with macular degeneration.

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Jun 07, 2018

Lighted Magnifier - With More Light the Less Need for Magnification

Lighted Magnifier - Light Up with a Magnifying Desk Lamp, a Magnifying Floor Lamp or Magnifying Glass with Light

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Jun 01, 2018

Automated Eye Injections with Ophthorobotics

While research continues to seek better and less invasive treatment for wet AMD, one Swiss company is looking at improving the eye injection process through the use of robotics.

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May 31, 2018

Make Your Mornings Go Easier

Perhaps like me most of you start your morning with a cup of coffee to warm you up and to get you going. Making a pot of coffee is a morning routine that you've had for years but with your vision changes filling the coffee pot with water, measuring the coffee grounds and then pouring the coffee into your mug contribute to your frustration and irritation. How you can simplify this morning routine:

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