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Thursday, June 4, 2015

The IMRF is on Facebook- ‘Like” us to view updates in your newsfeed. We have Positive Encouragement as well!

The IMRF is on Facebook- ‘Like” us to view updates in your newsfeed. We have Positive Encouragement and much more….. Weekly grid test forum,  Recipes, Support, Videos, Current IMRF Studies, News, Current Events, Photos, News on Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy Research    

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Would you talk with us by phone & tell us your story? IMRF STUDY

Want to Help Others and Receive a Gift? Would you talk with us by phone & tell us your story?   AMDF is sponsoring a study by the International Macular and Retinal Foundation that is seeking input from AMD patients and their families. We want to hear your story. When did you first learn that…

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Friday, July 4, 2014

IMRF- VISION & TREATMENTS: VIDEO…Example for those with questions regarding their appointment for injections.

VISION & TREATMENTS: An example for those with questions regarding their appointment for injections to treat wet Macular Degeneration. Video The following link is a video showing a typical appointment to receive an injection for wet Macular Degeneration. It is geared towards patients of the Moore Eye Institute but is typical of most Retina Specialist…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

EXERCISE MAY SLOW PROGRESSION OF RETINAL DEGENERATION

EXERCISE MAY SLOW PROGRESSION OF RETINAL DEGENERATION Animal study points to possible behavioral therapy for people with macular degeneration Washington, DC — Moderate aerobic exercise helps to preserve the structure and function of nerve cells in the retina after damage, according to an animal study appearing February 12 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest exercise may be…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Educational Seminar – Groton Senior Center in CT

Our Educational Seminars are always a hit: Please extend my thanks to Mark Roser for his excellent presentation last night at our Boot Camp for Boomers program.  I’m sorry we only had 27 people.  I think the rain held some of them back.  Comments on our survey were all very positive.  “Enjoyed hearing about Macular…

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Friday, January 10, 2014

Our Educational Seminar/ Study shared at CSEP-

We spent the day sharing our vision testing tools with eye care professionals and retina specialists at the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians conference.  The response was overwhelming and the tools were praised by the professional who value good comprehensive patient education.  It was a good thing we brought extra cases of materials.  After the…

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