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OE Patients: Best Of 2018 Articles

This year, we created a roundup of our most popular ...Continue Reading »


About the Author: Bonnie Chan

Bonnie Chan is a contributor to Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living with vision loss. She has written for a variety of publications, with a focus on wellness, creativity and social good.

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All About Audible

Audible’s preeminent selection of audiobooks can help insure vision loss does not take away your love of reading.

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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Event Recap: App Happy

Thanks to all who attended our accessibility session on ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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OE Patients Features Assistive Technology at Empowering Event for People with Vision Loss

On October 18, 2018, OE Patients held an accessibility ...Continue Reading »


About the Author: Bonnie Chan

Bonnie Chan is a contributor to OE Patients, an online resource that provides practical tips and encouraging advice for living well with vision loss. She has previously written for other publications, with a focus on wellness, creativity and social good.

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Switching To iPhone? Here’s A Guide

We are often asked for guidance on buying an ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Event Recap: Electronic Glasses

On October 18, 2018, we took a closer look at ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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eSight Up Close

eSight is a head-mounted video display that uses magnification ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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How Technology Has Humanized Low-Vision Aids

Now that the technology is universal, the awareness should be ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Event Recap: Audio Description

On September 20, we were joined by speakers from Broadway, ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Audio Description: The Visual Voice

How AD Helps You See The Details

Perhaps you’ve noticed the ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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How to Use Accessibility on iPhone

10 Things To Know About iPhone Accessibility For Vision

The iPhone is quite possibly the most adopted device ever, ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Inclusivity Takes The Stage On Broadway

The actor enters stage left to thunderous applause. You ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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