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An Introduction to Ophthalmic Edge Patients

Oct 30, 2017

An Introduction to Ophthalmic Edge Patients

Welcome to OE Patients.

The Association for Macular Diseases, Inc. has partnered with Ophthalmic Edge to provide this empowering resource for patients living with visual impairments and progressive vision loss.

We’re here to help you keep up with helpful tips and encouraging advice. Learn about Making Adjustments that will keep you doing the things you need and love to do. Get the inside scoop on today’s game-changing Accessibility & Technology for vision. Pay attention to your Health & Well-being, and stay tuned for upcoming Voices of Experience.

Accessibility settings are always available at the upper right corner to make text larger or increase contrast. For total ease, click the ReadSpeaker button on every page and listen as the text is read aloud.

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About the Author: Dorrie Rush

Dorrie Rush is the Chief Content Officer and Visual Accessibility Expert at Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource, presented by the Association for Macular Diseases, providing practical information and empowering advice for living a full and successful life with vision loss.

She is the former Director of the Grunwald Technology Center and Information Resource Service at Lighthouse International 2001 to 2016. Dorrie is known to have an eccentric view, which is particularly useful in compensating for her central vision loss from Stargardt Disease.



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