Low Vision Blog

Summer Giveaway 2014 Winner

Posted on Sep.23, 2014, under Contest Winners

We are happy to announce the winner of our 2014 Summer Giveaway! The winner of an Acrobat HD-mini is Bobby Simpson, Director of the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired.


Why Work?

Posted on Nov.14, 2013, under Guest Blogger

Why work? I want to work. As I started to lose my vision I knew that it would be very difficult to remain in a workforce that is very competitive. I needed something to give me an edge. One of my greatest fears as I was losing my vision is that I would end up […]


Summer Giveaway Winner

Posted on Sep.26, 2013, under Contest Winners

The winner of our Enhanced Vision Acrobat 19″ LCD Summer Giveaway is Alicia from Orange County! Congratulations Alicia!


Dreamy

Posted on Aug.31, 2013, under Guest Blogger

Over the last few nights I have been having a difficult time sleeping. That is not exactly true as I have been sleeping well I have just been so very busy dreaming. Strange odd conglomerations of things all banding together to try to make a story in my sleeping head. I have mentioned my dream […]


Fill In the

Posted on Aug.23, 2013, under Guest Blogger

We all have a lot of choices when it comes to words and how we use them. Today I am going to give you an opportunity to use your words to fill in the blanks and see what you are thinking about. This is not like multiple-guess tests that we all hated/loved as a student. […]


Funyons

Posted on Aug.19, 2013, under Guest Blogger

Funyons Years ago I heard a story that stuck with me and it was about choices. The story went something like this: A woman who was visually impaired went to the store and had to have a companion/driver along to help pick out her groceries. While driving there she found a small bag of what […]


Clinical Trials for Geographic Atrophy EV 5/2013

Posted on May.01, 2013, under Educational, Guest Blogger

Geographic atrophy (GA) is an advanced form of dry macular degeneration. While it does progress much slower than wet macular degeneration, the vision loss can be just as severe resulting in a large scotoma or grey, blurry or black spot right in the middle of one’s vision. Other vision changes include blurred vision, the need […]


On Glasses

Posted on Apr.15, 2013, under Guest Blogger

I should really be wearing glasses. And yet, I don’t. I used to wear them. From the time I was very little to the time I left elementary school, I wore glasses every day of my life. Then I became a self-conscious, pubescent monster as I entered junior high, at which point I refused to […]


Caring for the Caregiver

Posted on Apr.08, 2013, under Educational, Guest Blogger

Many people with macular degeneration or other forms of low vision have someone who is considered their main caregiver – it may be a wife or husband, an adult child or other family member or close friend. My mother-in-law is the main caregiver of my father-in-law who has wet macular degeneration. They are both in […]


Perspective

Posted on Apr.03, 2013, under Guest Blogger

When I was in high school, I once said to my mentor that if I could go back and do my life over again, I wouldn’t change a thing. To this day, my former mentor is still blown away by that statement. But it’s really true; I wouldn’t change a thing. I wouldn’t go back to being “normal”. The fact that […]