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Stargardt's

What is Stargardt's?

Stargardt’s Disease is a form of macular dystrophy the develops early in life. With Stargardt’s Disease, the macula and surrounding retina are affected. Damage to the macula results in loss of visual acuity or sharpness of vision, decreased color vision and large central blind spots (scotomata).

Organization:

Macular Degeneration Foundation (exit DHS)

American Macular Degeneration Foundation (exit DHS)
P.O. Box 515
Northampton, MA 01061-0515
Phone: (413) 268-7660
Toll free: (888) MACULAR (622-8527)
Email: amdf@macular.org

Foundation for Fighting Blindness (exit DHS)
11435 Cronhill Drive
Owings Mills, MD 21117-2220
Toll Free: (888) 394-3937
TDD: (800) 683-5555
Email: info@blindness.org 

Resources:

Understanding Stargardt's Disease: Low Vision Society  (exit DHS)

Last Revised: June 21, 2012