**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Foundation Fighting Blindness. All thoughts are 100% my own.
“Jesus Healed the Blind, so we should care about people who are blind”
My brother began to loose his eyesight due to his illness when he was 32. It was heartbreaking to witness to say the least. I think we take our sight for granted, I know I have, I always had perfect vision up until this past year. I think the recent change for me personally has to do with the constant use of my smart phone and computer screens.
Did you know that more than 10 million Americans are at risk of vision loss due to Age-Related Macular Degeneration- an eye disease that causes loss of central vision.
What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?
Cells in the macula, the central portion of the retina which enables us to perceive fine visual detail. The macula helps us with activities such as reading, driving and threading a needle.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness provides diagnosis and treating AMD. Perhaps the best place we can start is by knowing exactly what AMD is- what to look for and how it can be treated. If you think that you or a loved one might be experiencing AMD, head on over to download this FREE PDF with more information about AMD.
It is important to remember that the information in this booklet is not meant to replace an expert medical diagnosis. If you suspect that you have macular degeneration or any eye condition, you should consult an ophthalmologist immediately.