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3 Good Options For Voting With Vision Loss

Voting with vision loss can certainly present challenges, but ...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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You’re Never Too Old To Learn

Having chaired a support group for more than 20 ...Continue Reading »


About the Author: Jerry Rosenberg

Jerry Rosenberg is the leader of a support group for more than 20 years, in Boynton Beach, Florida. Jerry has written many articles for SupportSight magazine for Macula Vision Research Foundation, as well as poetry. His newly published book about a blind novelist in a romantic triangle with a senator is titled The Speechwriter and is available on Amazon.

Jerry is also a contributor to Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living with vision loss.

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App Happy

Apps are empowering people with visual impairments in ways ...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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GoGo Grandparent Gets An Uber Without An App

Uber and Lyft are technology companies operating new-age transportation networks ...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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Artists Work Through Macular Degeneration

You might think the work of an artist who is ...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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Doctor, Am I Going Blind?

To the question, “Am I going blind?,” the answer is ...Continue Reading »


About the Author: Yale L. Fisher

Dr. Yale Fisher is a clinical ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal diseases. His career is noteworthy in the areas of patient care, teaching, and research. His affiliations include Ophthalmic Edge Physicians, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Vitreo Retina Macula Consultants of New York, and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

Dr. Fisher is a featured medical contributor for "Expert Insights" on Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living with vision loss.

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Learning at Any Age with Vision Loss

The path of least resistance is rarely the best ...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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Glaucoma Awareness: Early Detection Saves Sight

When it comes to glaucoma awareness, it’s always a ...Continue Reading »


About the Author: Yale L. Fisher

Dr. Yale Fisher is a clinical ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal diseases. His career is noteworthy in the areas of patient care, teaching, and research. His affiliations include Ophthalmic Edge Physicians, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Vitreo Retina Macula Consultants of New York, and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

Dr. Fisher is a featured medical contributor for "Expert Insights" on Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living with vision loss.

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FDA Approves Gene Therapy for Rare Mutation

The first gene therapy for a rare inherited retinal ...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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Accepting A Slower Speed

Adjusting to vision loss always means accepting that some ...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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Consider The Long White Cane

A close up of a long white cane 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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Innovation Drives Inclusion

It’s always good to step outside ourselves and understand ...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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