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Macular Degeneration Partnership

6222 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 260
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-623-4466;1-888-430-9898
Fax: 310-623-1837
Web Site: http://www.amd.org

Representative(s)

Judith Delgado
Executive Director
Macular Degeneration Partnership
6222 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 260
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Email: jdelgado@discoveryeye.org

Description

  • Mission:

    Macular Degeneration Partnership’s mission is to provide comprehensive, easily understood, and up-to-the-minute information about macular degeneration for everyone who needs it.

  • Programs/Activities:

    AMD.org (http://www.amd.org)

    This comprehensive website has information on macular degeneration; tips for living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD); and updates on clinical trials, research, and treatment.

    AMD Warm Line (888–430–9898)

    This toll-free call offers a caring and informed professional who can provide information, support, and resources to those in need.

    AMD News Update

    This free monthly e-newsletter offers the latest news on macular degeneration, lifestyle changes, and treatments.

  • Meetings:

    The AMD Patient Support Group of Beverly Hills meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at Roxbury Park.

    The AMD Patient Support Group of Santa Monica meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Ken Edwards Center.

    Annual AMD Public Education Seminars are held in Southern California.

    AARP Vision Pavilion: The annual AARP Expo hosts a variety of organizations and exhibitors sharing information about healthy eyes and aging.

  • Publications:

    AMD ToolkitTM: Everything a patient needs to understand AMD and find resources

    AMD News Update: A monthly online newsletter containing in-depth articles on research, experimental treatments, nutrition, and clinical trials

    Macular Degeneration: What You Need to Know: A brochure that explains AMD, dry and wet; warning signs; and what you can do to protect yourself.

    Amsler Grid: A self-test for AMD, magnetized to use on the refrigerator, with instructions.

    All materials and services are free.

Date Last Updated
February 2012






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