Diagrams and descriptions of the parts of the eye, with emphasis on the retina.
A dramatic photo essay of one man's personal experience with this surgical procedure. Warning: Photos may be disturbing to some people.
Free informative and motivational presentations on the subjects of macular degeneration and living with low vision. The collection includes photo essays with beautifully-rendered 3-D computer graphics and photos, plus fully narrated slide presentations on every facet of macular degeneration. The photo essays are also available on video (see below).
Managed by MD Support in association with Amazon Books, every published book on macular degeneration can be found here, in addition to a special "recommended books" category. MD Support receives a small commission for every book sold through this site, so your patronage is appreciated.
Current information on clinical trials for macular degeneration
A program by Dr. Jennifer Hensil for training yourself to see better with your peripheral vision.
Links to information about common retinal problems.
The Amsler Grid, Visual Field Grid, & Snellen Chart.
A list of organizations offering aid to qualified people who need help.
Complete collection of terms and definitions relative to retinal disease, procedures, and treatment.
In-depth articles and commentaries about latest research and developments.
A collection of over 125 easy-to-understand articles about research, eye conditions, latest developments, and miscellaneous subjects. Information is updated regularly.
An easy-to-use online tool for showing others how you see.
Personal opinions from the MD Community on low vision devices.
View online or order the free books, "A Self Help Guide to Nonvisual Skills", "Caring for the Visually Impaired", "KeepSight Magazine", "Through Our Eyes", and "Visual Skills Workbook for People With Macular Degeneration".
Links to companies recognized by MD Support for uniqueness and quality.
Contact an MD Support group in your area.
A photo collection showing how people see with various retinal diseases.
Personal accounts of experiences with macular degeneration treatments.
Illustrations of visual symptoms relative to macular degeneration.
Professionally-produced video tapes and DVDs to help you understand more about macular degeneration and how to live successfully with central vision loss.
General description with retinal photographs and links to further information. Also available in audio version.
"The First Year: Age-Related Macular Degeneration"
An important new book from MD Support
Have some fun while you learn. Your choice of either three crossword puzzles or three multiple-choice quizzes are on this site. They are on the subjects of " Doc Talk," "Eye Anatomy," and "Health and Nutrition," and most clues and questions include links to additional information. If you successfully complete all three, you will earn a "degree" from our "Community College of Eyeball Knowledge."