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Oct 29, 2020

Central Scotoma Causes, Symptoms and Help

Central Scotoma - What are the symptoms of a central scotoma, what causes a blind spot in the center of one's vision and is there any help?

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Oct 27, 2020

Atomic Talking Watches Adjust Automatically for Daylight Saving Changes

When looking for a new talking wrist watch for my father-in-law who had wet macular degeneration, we wanted to not only make it easy for him to tell the time, but to set the time.

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Oct 26, 2020

Large Button Phone with Large Numbers and Key Pads for Easier Dialing

Large Button Phone - Phones for the visually impaired to help them stay in touch with friends and family with bold, contrasting numbers and big buttons

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Oct 24, 2020

Low Vision Aids for Writing - Write Checks, Sign Documents, Make Lists

Low Vision Aids for Writing - Visual aids for low vision using Bold Lined Wide Spaced Paper, Check Guides, and Bold Black Pens.

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Oct 23, 2020

Free Books on Tape - Who is Eligible and How to Get Them

Free Books On Tape - Audio books for free for visually impaired. Find audio books In Any Genre - Enjoy Your Favorite Books with No Eye Strain

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Oct 22, 2020

Task or Near Vision Lighting with Magnification

During one of our visits to my father-in-law who had wet macular degeneration, I noticed him struggling to read while sitting next to a table lamp. While it was a nice looking lamp it could not adjust, bend or direct the lighting to his reading material.

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Oct 19, 2020

On Line Grocery Shopping - Simplify Your Grocery Shopping

On Line Grocery Shopping - Your favorite food and household supplies delivered to your door from dry goods to fresh produce and meat.

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Oct 17, 2020

Large Print Checks and Check Writing Guides For Easy Money Management

Large Print Checks - Macular degeneration aids for managing your finances. Free money reader and tips for accurate record keeping for those with macular degeneration.

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Oct 15, 2020

Slow the Progression of Dry AMD with a Single Dose

An ophthalmology company that's developing gene therapies in the UK called Gyroscope Therapeutics has launched two clinical trials to slow the progression of central vision loss in patients with dry AMD.

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Oct 14, 2020

Kindle Fire - Ebook Reader Technology for Low Vision

Kindle Fire - E-Book readers and Reading devices for the visually impaired benefit those with macular degeneration - read, watch, or listen.

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