Losing Sight, Finding Hope – Living with Macular Degeneration

A Documentary About Living with Vision Loss from Macular Degeneration

From macular degeneration diagnosis, to losing sight, to new ways of living and hope for the future – five patients share their stories, their vulnerabilities, and the wisdom they’ve gained through their journey living with vision loss from macular degeneration.

Expert guests shed light on what we know about macular degeneration, and provide hope for what can be done now, and what’s coming in the future.

Presented by The American Macular Degeneration Foundation https://www.macular.org Created by filmmaker Nick Czerula https://czvideoproduction.com/

People in the Film Living with macular degeneration:

Elizabeth Baker – Paralympian, Physical Therapist Twitter: https://twitter.com/lizbaker920 Team USA site: https://www.teamusa.org/usa-triathlon/athletes/elizabeth-baker

Samuel D. Seavey IV -Assistive Technology Expert for the Blind & Visually Impaired, The Blind Life LLC www.theblindlife.net Instagram: https://instagram.com/theblindlifesam?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= Twitter: https://twitter.com/theblindlifesam Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theblindlifesam YouTube:    / theblindlife  

Sensei Jack Stewart – Tai Chi, Kyudo and Kendo https://www.barnettradepost.com/finearts/contemplativearts.htm

Lori Fletcher Naturalist – Herbalist Joan LeBaron World Traveler

Featured Experts

Dr. Dorothy L. Hitchmoth – “America’s Eye Doctor”, nationally recognized, award-winning professor, lecturer and patient advocate https://www.drdorothy.org/

Dr. Allen Taylor – Professor of Nutrition, Development, Molecular & Chemical Biology, and Ophthalmology USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging Tufts University https://gsbs.tufts.edu/people/faculty/allen-taylor-phd

Beth Daisy – Occupational Therapist, Future In Sight MS OTR/L, ATP https://futureinsight.org/

Chip Goehring III – Founder and President of The American Macular Degeneration Foundation https://www.macular.org

Matthew Levine – Director of Grants, Partnerships, Advocacy for The American Macular Degeneration Foundation