Approach your Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (Wet AMD) with confidence with these helpful resources and tools.
Even with regular eye exams, Wet AMD can get worse. It is important to check your vision between appointments to stay ahead of any changes. The Amsler Grid is a simple tool to help you test your own eyes at home every day. Download the Amsler Grid with instructions here.
Receiving a Wet AMD diagnosis can be overwhelming. Find out more by downloading this informative brochure on Wet AMD to get the information you need in one place:
Whether you’re heading to your first eye doctor appointment or you've been going for years, an open and honest conversation is central to managing your Wet AMD. Consider downloading this Appointment Guide for important questions to ask your eye doctor.
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The Eye Matter Patient Mentor Program lets you ask questions, share your experiences, and speak with someone who fully understands what you're going through. Register today by calling the toll-free number at 1-844-706-5721.
Rides In Sight provides information about transportation options in local communities throughout the United States for seniors or others with visual impairments. Visit the Rides In Sight website or call the hotline (1-866-60-RIDES) Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Any questions you have about transportation options should be answered within 24 hours.
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- Symptoms of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and how it is diagnosed. American Foundation for the Blind, VisionAware Web site. http://bit.ly/2fB5nGl. Accessed November 17, 2017.