Includes our toll free 888-681-8773 learning line, outreach, retirement community partnerships, online and digital resources, referrals, and access to disease-specific information and clinical trials. Resources, information, referrals and connections are helpful and available to thousands of people through the SupportSight resource channels.

MacD Digital Educational Materials

FAQs – Parts 1

FAQ Part 2

 

FAQ Part 3

FAQ Part 4

 

 

In the Meantime:  My MacD Story to Tell

The Original Advocate For Sight

 

Bill Kilroy Talks About Living With MacD

 

Hilda Sharf Talks about Living with MacD

 

Chris Strom Talks About Living with MacD

MyMacDLife Podcast

MyMacDLife is our Podcast and companion website education program. A collection of personal, authentic MacD stories from and about patients, families, and caregivers. The Podcast brings experts, knowledge, info, and fun to the airwaves. Our goal is to create an online community through powerful anecdotes that knit together a tapestry about living with this devastating, blinding disease.

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AMSLER GRID

Click below to download a copy of the Amsler Grid. Remember, if those lines get wavy, contact your ophthalmologist or retina doctor immediately!

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Wet AMD Infographic

Click below to download a copy and learn more about Wet AMD.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT AMD

 Click below to have AMD questions and answers at your fingertips!

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QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR EYE DOCTOR

Recently diagnosed with AMD? Print out these questions and take them with you to your next eye doctor appointment. The more you know…

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Living with Vision Impairment Guide

Recently diagnosed with AMD? Print out this guide to
living with vision impairment.

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HEALTHY VISION GROCERY LIST

Download this list of eye-healthy foods and take it with you to the supermarket! Download now or watch as a video!

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VISION-FRIENDLY NUTRIENTS

Download a copy of our vision-friendly nutrients handout and learn more about an eye healthy.

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11 Tips to Help Maintain Independence Despite Visual Impairment

These easy and practical tips will help you maintain your independence despite your visual impairment. Download now or watch as a video!

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CATARACTS AND AMD

Want to know the connection between cataracts and AMD? Download this article and find out.

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What is the difference between Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Myopic Macular Degeneration (MMD)?

Click below to download a copy and learn more about the differences between AMD and MMD.

Statins have been hypothesized to be potentially protective in AMD as they reduce LDL and have anti-inflammatory properties. Looking at the bigger picture, overall the research is conflicting. We need more data to prescribe statins for AMD treatment. In the meantime, focus on a low cholesterol healthy diet – it can’t hurt.

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