Hope fills the heart. Hope is in the research.

Losing your eyesight is frightening. Empowering patients, caregivers, and families to learn all they can about AMD – the disease. This is what we do ALL day EVERY day.

Knowing more about the research behind the disease creates hope and optimism. Three simple words – Research Makes Medicine – embodies the Foundation’s mission to helping you.

We are here to help you understand the science and the progress on the latest treatments and a cure for macular degeneration. TSSF funds world-class researchers like Dr. Stambolian and Dr. Curcio who are on the path to novel discoveries.

Turn to TSSF.

TSSF is a resource you can count on to learn more about the science behind the disease. We have exciting news to share about a huge breakthrough in the search for new treatments and cure for Macular Degeneration! A single-cell sequencing discovery in the eye’s complement gene system that points to new therapeutic targets. A perfect example of how your gift to TSSF makes an impact! 

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This recent publication in Nature represents TSSF ‘s targeted investment in research on molecular mechanisms of retinal disease that lead to new therapeutic targets. We believe this is the road to discovery for new treatments and cure for macular degeneration that will impact you and future generations. 

We need your support to continue to fund the research that makes medicine!

This month and every month, every day, we need your help to get the job done! Join us – with a full heart and be part of our Full Hearts 2021 – make difference and make a gift from the heart to save sight today! 

Focused on sight,

Dawn R. Prall
Founder & Executive Director

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The SupportSight Foundation

The Support Sight Foundation’s (TSSF) mission is to save sight for millions of people who suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and lose their precious vision. As a 501 (c)3 public charity, our goal is to provide patient education and access to low vision resources to help individuals, families, and caregivers whose lives are severely impacted by AMD.

We place a high priority on connecting with people, their families and loved ones who live with the daily struggle of impaired vision.

TSSF funds innovative vision research projects conducted by top scientists in the field who are on a path to discover effective new tools, technology, and treatments for people with vision loss.

Macular degeneration leaves a blind spot, severely obscuring the central field of vision.

Millions of Americans with macular degeneration struggle to read their favorite magazine or newspaper. They also have difficulty driving, watching a movie, seeing a sunset, enjoying an art exhibition or even recognizing the faces of loved ones. Their world is out of focus.

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision impairment and blindness in people over 50. The statistics are astounding.