Provides extensive self-help information on adapting everyday activities and locating helpful services and independent living resources for individuals with vision loss, family members, and others.

Our Mission

VisionAware helps adults who are losing their sight continue to live full and independent lives by providing timely information, step-by-step daily living techniques, a directory of national and local services, and a supportive online community.

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All of us experience some degree of vision decline as we age that are regarded as normal vision changes.

But once eye problems have made simple daily tasks difficult or impossible—and glasses and contacts don’t help—chances are the reason isn’t just a matter of “getting older.”

You might have an eye condition such as macular degenerationglaucomacataracts, or diabetic retinopathy that needs attention from an eye care professional.

New to vision loss? Our Getting Started Kit can help.

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