Macular Degeneration Foundation

Category: Services

Macular Degeneration Foundation Supports VIS Group

Crossville Chronicle – October 2019: Crossville. Tennessee residents first met Liz Trauernicht, President of the Macular Degeneration Foundation (MDF), when she spoke at the 2014 VIS (Visually Impaired Support Group of Cumberland County) Group’s biennial InSight on Vision. She gave…

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“Which is better … 1 or 2?”

If you have been to an eye care provider because you wanted to know if glasses would help you to see better, you’ve probably been asked this question … more than once. This question is asked while performing a refraction…

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Help for the Visually Impaired

The number of people who are visually impaired and blind in the United States is estimated to be roughly 5 million, and is expected to rise because of the aging of the “Baby Boomer” generation, and may double by 2030….

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Go Go Grandparent

by Joe Fontenot MD, CLV, Peyton Clarkson Go Go Grandparent was started 3 years ago to offer ride-sharing opportunities to those without smart phones and necessary apps. It is available wherever Uber or Lyft is operating. This means that instead…

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Quiet Car Safety Standards

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Trafic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is adding a sound requirement for all newly manufactured hybrid and electric light-duty vehicles to help protect pedestrians. The new federal safety standard will help pedestrians who are blind,…

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