Independents Take to Social Media and Spread the Word About AMD/Low Vision Awareness


NEW YORK—This year, February was AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month. According to Prevent Blindness, AMD, affects an estimated 1.8 million Americans aged 40 years and older, with an additional 7.3 million with large drusen at substantial risk of developing it. Although most of us in the community know the stats and risks associated with AMD, many members of the public might not know just how common AMD actually is. Independents took to social media to share information about AMD and Low Vision Awareness month, including basic information about the disease, resources to help, and more. Read More