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AMD Warm Line
Do you have questions? Sometimes it’s hard to get answers during your doctor visit. Or perhaps you’ve heard something on the news or from a friend and wonder if it is true. Call our “warm line” to speak with a caring professional who can provide personal assistance.
8 am – 5 pm Pacific Time
A free packet of information about age-related macular degeneration and low vision, including a magnetic Amsler Grid, so you can monitor your vision regularly.
Research shows that participating in a support group results in a better quality of life for those with AMD. Members hear experts speak about the disease and low vision rehabilitation, learn tips for living with AMD and share their common experience. You are not alone.
Monthly meetings take place in three locations in Southern California.
Second Monday of each month, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Michael E. Rodgers Seniors Center, 1706 Orange Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648.
Second Tuesday of each month, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Santa Monica YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.
Fourth Wednesday of each month, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the Beverly Hills Library, second floor conference room, 444 N Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
Call us to learn more, reserve a space, and place your name on our support group list for future meetings. 310-623-4466. If you already have a support group and would like materials and information to distribute, let us know.
Additional Eye Information
For more information on AMD, please check out our Discovery Eye Foundation Blog. This twice weekly blog discusses many eye diseases including cataracts and glaucoma, eye-healthy nutrition, lifestyle choices, caregiving, technology and personal stories of those with vision loss.
Apps for Smart Phones & Tablets
A new reading app and first ebook reader crafted specifically for readers with vision loss. Spotlight Text personalizes the experience and gives access to over 250,000 books, including best sellers. Learn more.
Here are some of the better books we have reviewed. They include a wealth of information about Macular Degeneration.