Macular Degeneration Foundation

Category: Personal Story


The Most Beautiful Flower

Rose Flower

by Cheryl L. Costello-Forshey The park bench was deserted as I sat down to readBeneath the long, straggly branches of an old willow tree.Disillusioned by life with good reason to frown,For the world was intent on dragging me down. And…

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Tips for Thriving with Low Vision & Blindness

An exclusive video producted by the Macular Degeneration Foundation at the 2019 meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalomogy (ARVO) Gena Harper – Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Senior Vice President

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I Renewed My License … But is it Safe to Drive?

by Dan Roberts This Month the DMV renewed my license for another four years. I passed their very basic eye exam, so they decided that my vision was good enough to allow me to take the wheel. But wait! They…

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Tammy Ruggles – A Legally Blind Photographer, Finger Painter, and Writer

I’m a legally blind photographer, finger painter, and author of Kindle e-books for children, teens, and adults. The arts have been a big part of my life from an early age, but having a progressive eye disease, called Retinitis Pigmentosa,…

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