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August 21 2012 Vision Issues Newsletter

An Eye on Vision Issues!

Volume 8: Issue 3 Week of August 19 to August 25

Hello Everyone.
Well, we have made it to the middle of August. August is the time most children and college students return to school. I hope everyone enjoyed the break from school and is ready to return. Good luck to all.
**Remember now is a good time for a vision screening. Do you know the signs of vision loss for children? If not, post some questions in the Vision Issues forum and we’ll have a discussion.

Employment Opportunities: courtesy of the American foundation for the Blind.

1. Receptionist - Baton Rouge, LA

2. Program Coordinator, Intl. Education Leadership - Watertown, Massachusetts

3. Intake Counselor - Atlanta, GA

Forum News:

Visit the Vision Issues Forum and post your thoughts about this week’s article. Also, tell us about some of the low-vision products you use in the kitchen.

This Week’s Article: Cataract Surgery Is the Surgery Right for You

Cataract surgery is major surgery and involves cutting an incision into the eye. Take the time to learn all you can about the surgery before having the operation. Learn some information about cataract surgery and tips of what to do to help you make the decision to have the surgery. Use the link provided to go directly to the article.

Coming Next Week: How to Purchase Low Vision Cooking Products

Buying products to help a person with low vision in the kitchen sounds like a simple task but because of the large number of items available, the task becomes harder. Find out some tips and techniques for purchasing low vision cooking aides that actually help a visually disabled person cook.

Until next week – Have a great week!

Here's the latest article from the Vision Issues site at

Cataract Surgery Is the Surgery Right for You
Cataracts develop over time due to the buildup of protein deposits on the lens of the eye. The only treatment for cataracts is surgery. Cataract Surgery - is the surgery right for you. What important information should you know before having cataract surgery? Find out!

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