Why Contribute

The Macular Degeneration Foundation, Inc., wishes to thank all who support our efforts to serve the low-vision community. After more than 30 years, with the help of online donations and generous contributions from individuals and family estates, we continue to…

Macular Degeneration

The following information and educational video’s will answer many of your questions. However, an eye care professional who has examined your eyes and is familiar with your medical history is the best person to answer specific questions. What is AMD? AMD…

Trusted Resources

Your search ends here. Our mission is to collect reliable information related to macular disease and share that information in a timely way. This includes advancements in medical research, prospective treatments, and practical suggestions for coping with the challenges of…

Coping Skills

What Do I Do? … My Doctor just told me I have Macular Degeneration

Most people found to have AMD are: Over the age of 55 Have noticed changes in their vision Have gone to an ophthalmologist or optometrist who found evidence of macular degeneration in their eyes. Dry AMDSome of the initial changes…

How to Wear a Surgical Face Mask

We are all wearing face masks of one kind or another these days. If it’s not bad enough to have limited central vision, some of us also wear glasses that tend to fog up when using a medical procedure mask….

“Hands Off” Environmental Controls

by Keith Colgan – Macular Degeneration Foundation Call it “research” for the Foundation … or just plain laziness, but for the past two years my wife and I have been using a device that allows us to control much of…