Glaucoma is a major cause of irreversible vision loss worldwide. Hope Vision Foundation reminds you that early detection and treatment can help protect your sight.
This article was originally published by Genevieve Rodgers and PEMDAS Business Solutions. It has been posted here because it gives tools and tips that all businesses can use to increase the accessibility of their website for vision impaired consumers and patients. Increasing accessibility of your website for the vision impaired Sometimes what you do… Read more »
The use of a sighted/human guide by visually impaired people is a quick and easy way to get from place to place safely. This is a quick tutorial with specific techniques for being a sighted guide. Ask first As the sighted guide, first offer the visually impaired person assistance. Ask if assistance is as a… Read more »
How can you show your eyes some love? February is a great time to show your eyes some TLC. Patients often ask me how they can protect their eyes. So here are my top 7 ways to care for your eyes. #1 Eye Protection – Wear eye protection when doing yard work, using power… Read more »
Gene therapy study shows potential for treating blindness Gene Therapy is the second in our Doctor’s Speak Series: At the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 121st Annual Meeting, researchers presented the results of efforts to treat a certain kind of blindness called Leber’s Congenital Amarousis (LCA) using gene therapy. Patients with this disease are born missing a… Read more »
This is #MyGivingStory for #GivingTuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving back. This is the story of why I helped start Hope Vision Foundation with my sister Dr. Erin Seefeldt.
Simple Changes You Can Make on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a day when we get together with our friends and family and share great food, joy and harmony. Right? Ok, maybe it’s not always joy and harmony, and sometimes the turkey is a bit dry. But, while I can’t keep Uncle Bob from talking about… Read more »
In November we recognize the sacrifices that military service members have made for the people and country that they love. This month as part of our outreach efforts Hope Vision Foundation visited Patriots Landing in Dupont, Washington. This Veteran’s Living Community offers multiple levels of support including independent and assisted living and memory care environments. Veterans can… Read more »
South Sound 100 makes Hope Vision Foundation its choice for the October, 2017 Giving Circle Donation Board members Erin Seefeldt, Shannon Forslin and Executive Director Genevieve Rodgers attended the South Sound 100 Women‘s quarterly event last week, October 3, 2017. If you haven’t heard of South Sound 100 they are a group of women… Read more »
Built-In Accessibility Features Technology is everywhere. Everyone has some type of a device, whether that be a computer, tablet or smart phone. Small fonts and bright screens can hurt the eyes and make reading difficult for even those with the best vision. Because of this, it can be frustrating, and almost impossible, for people with… Read more »