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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 low vision. Our services are free and supported entirely by donations from those who appreciate our efforts.

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EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH VIDEOS

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Since 2013, the Foundation has worked closely with prestigious medical organizations and their leading research scientists.
We are privileged to attend elite medical conferences to interview these scientists and have created a video library of their work. Visit our Research Videos to hear directly from those promoting effective treatments for diseases of the macula.

THE MAGNIFIER NEWSLETTER

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“The Magnifier” is the Foundation’s free 8-page newsletter. In addition to timely news, it focuses on practical ways of coping with low vision offered by individuals and healthcare professionals familiar with the challenges. It is produced three times a year and made available online as both a resizeable PDF file and via streaming audio. You may access the current and archived issues using the Newsletter link.

Note: Persons and organizations with a need may request printed copies.

FOUNDATION “REPORTS

REPORTS are essays and short stories related to macular degeneration. Some Reports are summaries of published articles. Others are contributed by healthcare professionals on a variety of subjects.

We also invite people like you to submit their own stories … especially stories that may be an encouragement to others living with the challenges of low vision.

For your convenience, each Report is assigned to a searchable category. Please visit our REPORTS section often or take advantage of our “ALERTS” as described below.

RECEIVE “ALERTS”

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Would you appreciate a notice when we post new and important information to the website? If so, you may subscribe to our ALERT service and receive an email when we publish the next MAGNIFIER Newsletter, post a new set of exclusive Research Video’s, or publish a significant Report.

We don’t expect more than two or three ALERTS per month, which respects your inbox. But we feel that news delivered in a timely way is an advantage to everyone. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose.

OTHER RESOURCES *

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MD Support is a world-wide non-profit public service organization founded by retired educator Dan Roberts. Its mission since 1995 has been to provide information and support for people who are affected by macular degeneration and similar retinal diseases.