Personal Stories: Living with Vision Loss

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No two people experience vision loss in the same way. Many feel sadness, grief, anger, and other powerful emotions. Vision loss inevitably results in lifestyle changes and has an impact upon the lives of family members, friends, and significant others. Each person dealing with vision loss is unique; each has a compelling story to tell.

We'd love to hear your story. Please write to if you'd like to share your own experience of adjusting to vision loss.

Personal Stories

  • Brian: Paying It Forward and Giving Back

    Brian was 35 when he began losing his vision. It came on suddenly: first in one eye, then moving quickly to the other. At the time, Brian worked as a land surveyor. He was doing well and providing for his family. When he lost his vision, he lost his job too. But Brian refused to give up.

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