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Helpful Websites for Low Vision Individuals

National Institute on Aging

Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

Whether newly diagnosed or have had AMD for a long time, this site provides information, resources, and the support you need.

MD Support

The eyes of the magular degeneration community. An excellent resource for the latest news and research.

The American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF)

An extremely comprehensive and helpful website for those with macular degeneration, including videos and the latest scientific research and findings.

American Foundation for the Blind

American Foundation for the Blind is especially geared toward senior adult low vision needs. This site allows easy access to every senior low vision concern.

Second Sense

The website of Second Sense. Second Sense strives to promote a positive attitude about low vision and assistance in achieving and maintaining independence.

National Eye Institute

The National Eye Institute is the best source for the latest in-depth analysis of research, news, and events.

Fighting Blindness

The website of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. This organization is a major source of funding for vision loss research. The site includes calendars of local events and happenings in the Chicago area.

The Chicago Lighthouse

Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind provides information and services to the local low vision community, including a calendar of the latest Chicagoland events.

Illinois Eye Institute

The Illinois Eye Institute is one of the nation’s leading clinics and resource centers focusing expressly on eye care.

Park Ridge Public Library

Install Park Ridge Public Library

Install this application on your home screen for quick and easy access when you’re on the go.

Just tap then “Add to Home Screen”

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