Posts Tagged: low vision

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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5 Sight-Saving Habits To Start Today

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held ...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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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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“Seeing AI” Is A Gift From Microsoft

We love technology that empowers…especially when it gives us ...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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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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Museums Making Art More Accessible

If you were looking for a reason to visit Florence, here it is. The Uffizi Museum is offering

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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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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Adjusting Your Home For Vision Loss

You know coping with vision impairments is a topic of ...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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AAO Video: Technologies for Patients with Low Vision

In a recent video from the American Academy of ...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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Accessibility Bridges the Visual Divide

Accessibility is a term that knows no bounds, defining ...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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