Educating Others About Glaucoma: A Guide to Awareness and Advocacy

Educating Others About Glaucoma: A Guide to Awareness and Advocacy Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness, affecting millions of people worldwide. As a progressive eye disease, early detection and treatment are crucial to prevent vision loss or even total blindness. As the leading assistive technology provider and trainer for people who are visually impaired, we recognize the importance of raising awareness and empathy surrounding…

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Understanding Glaucoma: A Concise Guide to Vision Loss and Coping Strategies

Understanding Glaucoma: A Concise Guide to Vision Loss and Coping Strategies Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss that affects millions of people worldwide, often resulting in a significant impact on their quality of life. As a progressive eye condition, the elevated pressure inside the eye can inevitably damage the optic nerve, leading to irreversible vision loss if left untreated. At New England Low Vision…

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From Novice to Expert: Mastering Blindness Aids in Easy Steps

From Novice to Expert: Mastering Blindness Aids in Easy Steps Cataract Glaucoma Macular Degeneration Resources

Navigating the world as a visually impaired person can be challenging, but with the right training and tools, individuals with blindness or low vision can lead self-sufficient, fulfilling lives. One essential component to achieving this is the development of competency, which is facilitated through comprehensive training programs and the use of blindness aids. The journey…

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Mastering the Tools: Low Vision Aids for a Better Life

Mastering the Tools: Low Vision Aids for a Better Life Care Glaucoma Macular Degeneration Resources Tech Tips

Living with low vision can be challenging, but there are numerous tools and low vision aids available to help individuals with visual impairments lead more independent lives. Mastering these tools can significantly improve one’s ability to navigate daily tasks, from reading and writing to cooking and traveling. This guide aims to provide a comprehensive understanding…

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Top 5 Handheld Magnifiers for People with Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that affects millions of people around the world. It is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain. This damage can result in vision loss or even blindness if it is not treated. The most common type…

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Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma: What’s the Connection?

Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma: What’s the Connection? Care Glaucoma

Understanding the connection between Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma? Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, ahead of glaucoma and cataracts combined. People with macular degeneration do not usually go completely blind. However, they do have trouble seeing faces, driving, reading, writing, doing close work, or any other activity that…

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A Guide to Glaucoma (Part 4)

A Guide to Glaucoma (Part 4) Care Glaucoma

Low Vision and Blindness Aids for People with Vision Loss from Glaucoma It can be devastating. You’ve gone to your eye doctor because you notice you can’t see as well as you used to. You tried numerous treatments for your glaucoma, but your vision only got worse, and now your eye doctor tells you that…

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MIGS: A New Option for Patients with Glaucoma

MIGS: A New Option for Patients with Glaucoma Glaucoma Care Resources

It is estimated that over 3 million Americans over the age 40 have glaucoma, and it is said that half the people living with this disease are unaware they have it. Glaucoma is also the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. MIGS: A New Option for Patients with Glaucoma Minimally invasive glaucoma surgical procedures (MIGS)…

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5 Common Eye Problems – Early Signs & Symptoms to Look For

5 Common Eye Problems - Early Signs & Symptoms to Look For Resources Glaucoma

Our eyes are one of our most precious possessions. We use them to see world around us, and rely on them for many everyday activities. That’s why it’s important to take care of our eyes, and to be aware of any problems that might occur. In this article, we’ll discuss five of the most common…

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Health Habits to Lower Glaucoma Risk

Health Habits to Lower Glaucoma Risk Care Glaucoma

Although no strategies exist to lower glaucoma risk; Healthy habits offer starting point Although there are no proven strategies to prevent glaucoma, it is a subject worth discussing—particularly with the current renaissance that glaucoma is experiencing. Louis R. Pasquale, MD, FARVO, professor of ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, discussed environmental risk factors for glaucoma and…

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Jordy Low Vision Glasses Are Re-Introduced

Jordy Low Vision Glasses Are Re-Introduced Glaucoma News Technology

New Wearable Technology Helps People With Low Vision Regain Visual Independence New England Low Vision and Blindness, in partnership with Enhanced Vision, are pleased to (re)introduce Jordy, the latest wearable low-vision technology that will revolutionize how those with low vision perform everyday tasks, such as reading mail, paying bills, watching TV and playing cards. Jordy…

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NuEyes Low Vision Glasses

NuEyes Low Vision Glasses Glaucoma Technology

Voted Best of Innovation Award Winner CES 2016 – Tablets, E-Readers, and Mobile Computing; CES 2016 Best of Innovation Award Honoree Wearable Technologies Watch this review by blind Texas musician Robert BlindDog Cook for NuEyes with TX Eye Tech after seeing his audience for the first time.   Latest FREE Updates Include: OCR – now…

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