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Anne Turpin, Liberty, MO

I used my new glasses to play in a bridge tournament and won second place! I could not have done it without these glasses.

- Anne Turpin

Bonnie Demuth, Fairfield, CA

When they first told me I had macular degeneration, I asked ‘What’s that?’ It’s amazing. I’m so thankful for technologies like these.

- Bonnie Demuth

Carroll Shelby, late Automobile Legend

I have been blessed with the opportunity to drive some of the world’s fastest cars on some of the world’s most famous tracks. I was not going to let something like Macular Degeneration slow me down.

- Carroll Shelby, Late Automotive Legend

Jason Craig

I’ve been able to get back behind the wheel and drive again. Now I am able to get back some of my freedom, ability to see, and drive. The majority of what I do is computer and reading work. Dr. Shuldiner was able to give me many tools and techniques and the proper glasses to improve my capabilities of reading.

- Jason Craig

Margaret Russo

When my macular degeneration began to interfere with my regular daily routine, I knew I needed help. Now, I have more confidence and see my daughter’s face so clearly.

- Margaret Russo

Audrey Boeh

It has been a pleasure wearing the E-Scoops since obtaining them last Friday! It was wonderful being able to watch our granddaughter in her Junior Olympic Water Polo meets this past weekend. Thank you!

- Audrey Boeh

Testimonials from the late great actress Jane Russell

They may look ugly, but they are beautiful to me.

- Jane Russell

Meghan Downing

Thanks so much for making me these glasses, I can’t wait to use them!
Age: 13
Dx: Stargardts
Achieved: Reading, TV and faces with Full Diameter Telescopic glasses with reading cap.

- Meghan Downing

Rachel Smith

Oh my, they are so clear. Wow. I love them!

- Rachel Smith

Clifford Hone

Age: 53 Dx: Detached Retina, both eyes.
Former Administrative Assistant now on disability.
Desires to read street signs and newsprint. Prescribed Bioptic Spectacles for driving; Full diameter spectacles for reading.

Dr. Jared Gorsuch

Psychiatric resident.
Dx: Stargardt’s Disease
Goals: Driving; Reading; writing VA: 20/160 (passes California vision requirement).
Achieved: Able to achieve better distance vision and sign reading with combination E-Scoop/Bioptic Telescopic glasses. Able to achieve reading and writing (for charting patient notes) with reading telescopes.

- Dr. Jared Gorsuch

Ken Magdanz

Age: 81
Dx: Macular Degeneration.
Goals: play bridge, reading, TV. Vision very poor at 20/400.
Achieved: Able to achieve TV with full diameter telescope spectacles. Able to achieve bridge cards with bifocal reading caps over the telescopes. Unable to achieve newsprint reading.

- Ken Magdanz

J. Jarvis, Connecticut

I see better. I feel better. I have more confidence in walking around.

- J. Jarvis
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