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Vision Concerns: Daily Life

Annotation:Mayo Clinic - A listing of choices for promoting healthy vision for people with diabetes.

Annotation:AMD.org, Macular Degeneration Partnership - The eye test called the Amsler Grid can be used to indicate vision abnormalities that might reflect age-related macular degeneration. Abnormalities found using this tool should be checked by a vision professional.

Annotation:Macular Degeneration Partnership - Practical tips on nutrition, glasses, lighting, and improved computer use.

Annotation:National Traffic Highway Safety Administration - An easy to read brochure to help you determine how macular degeneration may affect your ability to drive, suggested steps to increase your driving safety if you have this condition, and relevant resources.

Annotation:National Traffic Highway Safety Administration - An easy to read brochure to help you determine how cataracts may affect your ability to drive, suggested steps to increase your driving safety if you have this condition, and relevant resources.

Annotation:National Traffic Highway Safety Administration - An easy to read brochure to help you determine how glaucoma may affect your ability to drive, suggested steps to increase your driving safety if you have this condition, and relevant resources.

Annotation:Cleveland Clinic - Questions and answers on how to cope with chronic illnesses

Annotation:American Foundation for the Blind - Tips for living with vision loss with links to further resources.

Annotation:National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health - Tips on communicating with someone experiencing low vision.

Annotation:American Foundation for the Blind Hints on how to make your day-to-day contacts with a friend or relative who is visually impaired, easier, more relaxed, and truly helpful. Key points include: acting as a sighted guide, respecting the person's ability to do things for himself or herself, giving directions, speaking directly, and maintaining a conversation


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