Vision Loss (Paperback)

Strategies for Living with Hope and Independence

By Peggy R. Wolfe

Park Publishing, Inc., 9780979294532, 272pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2014

List Price: 19.95*
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Filled with compelling ideas and practical tips, the updated third edition of this book—formerly titled Macular Disease—broadens its scope to offer a positive, take-charge approach to living with declining sight, regardless of the cause. Featuring photos of special lighting and other aids and insight from the author's own personal experience with impaired vision, this oversized handbook is ideally formatted for readers with vision loss by employing the use of large print on glare-resistant paper. Offering reassurance, hope, and personal insight, this revised edition contains practical tips for performing daily tasks, descriptions of adaptive strategies, and an expanded section on high-tech assistive technologies. With strong endorsements from medical communities, the book includes an invaluable index and resource list for readers.

About the Author

Peggy R. Wolfe developed her expertise about macular disease while living with her own macular degeneration since 1999. Her history with the disease goes back 50 years when her uncle and later her mother developed macular disease, and she helped them learn to cope. She lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota.