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Stories of Vision – Hayley Agers

Stories of Vision This is the second installment of Stories of Vision.  We are fortunate to know and work with amazing people who have overcome what could have been debilitating vision loss.  Stories of Vision will tell their stories in their own words.  This story is from Hayley Agers.  We are honored to share her story… Read more »

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Cooking Safely for People With Low Vision or Blind

  You Can Cook Safely   You do not have to give up cooking for yourself or your family, if this is something you have enjoyed. I give you my tips for cooking safely in this article. Get started with your Care Partner, or caregiver, to organize and set up your kitchen in a way… Read more »

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Tax Considerations for the Blind

Did you know that there are special tax considerations if you are blind? Tax time is around the corner.  You should know that there are special tax considerations if you are blind or have low vision.  We answer common tax questions below and provide tools and services to help you or your loved one with… Read more »

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Stories of Vision – Christi Sobieski

Stories of Vision Welcome to the first installment of Stories of Vision.  We are fortunate to know and work with amazing people who have overcome what could have been debilitating vision loss.  Stories of Vision will tell their stories in their own words.  Our first story is from Christi Sobieski.  We are honored to have… Read more »

Sighted Guide Techniques

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 »

Doctor Speak Blog Series

Doctor Speak: Give Your Eyes Some Love

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 »

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3 Things To Do for Your Low Vision Loved One on Thanksgiving

  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 »

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