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So you've just been diagnosed with Fuch's Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy - FCED

So you've been noticing that your vision isn't what it used to be, so you go to the ophthalmologist and he diagnoses it as FCED, Fuch's corneal endothelial dystrophy, a very rare eye disease with no known cause, that eventually will take your sight. Fuchs' corneal dystrophy usually affect people after age 50, but it can be detected earlier with a comprehensive eye exam . It appears to be more common among women than men, and if either of your parents has Fuchs' dystrophy, you have roughly a...

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This week's PODCASTS

LoganTech

Braille Labeling and Learning Products:  “Wouldn’t it be great if?” was the question that sparked a father to develop a novel way for his autistic son to communicate with others.  Eventually LoganTech was formed and went on to develop assistive devices for the blind.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Glen Dobbs, founder of LoganTech, about his journey and products he developed.


Find A Grave

This month on ACB Reports, we'll hear an encore program from September 2006.  We'll hear the survival story of Mike Hingson and his guidedog Roselle.  Michael and his guide dog Roselle made international headlines after escaping from the 78th floor of Tower One in the World Trade Center during the September 11th attack.

Read more of his story and how his upbringing helped him survive.

Sometimes an article just doesn't fit into the time restraints of this program, but it's too good to toss out. This week's program will use a few of those articles to bring you information about a white cane debate, a feisty lady, a book review and phone numbers for help with your electronic devices. Delightful and delicious leftovers!

Articles from Harvard Health and NPR explain hospital delirium and sun-downing, occurrences of hospital patients suddenly become confused and disoriented and often hallucinate.

Feature: Editors’ Pix, Part 2; Reviews: Fiction

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