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Anatomy of the Eye

Diagrams and descriptions of the parts of the eye, with emphasis on the retina.

Bill’s Vitrectomy

A dramatic photo essay of one man’s personal experience with this surgical procedure. Warning: Photos may be disturbing to some people.

Bookstore

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.

Clinical Trial Watch

Current information on clinical trials for macular degeneration.

Dr. James R. Dillon Memorial Outreach Club

A list of MD Support’s generous donors throughout the years.

Eye Diseases and Conditions

Selected links to information about retinal problems.

Glossary

Terms and definitions related to macular degeneration.

Irv Arons’ Journal

In-depth articles and commentaries about latest research and developments.

LowViz Guide

Indoor way-finding for state and national low vision conferences.

MD Portal

Descriptions and links to all other charitable macular degeneration organizations on the Internet.

News and Information

Latest news plus over 125 easy-to-understand articles about research, eye conditions, latest developments, and miscellaneous subjects. Information is updated regularly.

Product Reviews

Personal opinions from the MD Community on low vision devices.

Publications 

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”.

Recommended Products

Links to companies recognized by MD Support for uniqueness and quality.

Self Training in Eccentric Viewing

Exercises devised by Jennifer Galbraith, O.D.,  M.S. to strengthen peripheral vision.

Through Our Eyes

A photo collection showing how people see with various retinal diseases.

Vision Tests

The Amsler Grid, Visual Field Grid, & Snellen Chart.

Visual Symptoms

Illustrations of visual symptoms relative to macular degeneration.

What Is Macular Degeneration?

General description with retinal photographs and links to further information. Also available in audio version.


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