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MacD Digital Educational Materials
FAQs – Part 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
Your online destination for information about AMD symptoms, treatment and how to better manage life with the disease.
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.
Click below to download a copy of the Amsler Grid. Remember, if those lines get wavy, contact your ophthalmologist or retina doctor immediately!
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…
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!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT AMD
Click below to have AMD questions and answers at your fingertips!
VISION FRIENDLY NUTRIENTS
Download a copy of our vision-friendly nutrients handout and learn more about an eye healthy.
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!
Living with Vision Impairment Guide
Recently diagnosed with AMD? Print out this guide to
living with vision impairment.
CATARACTS AND AMD
Want to know the connection between cataracts and AMD? Download this article and find out.
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.