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Giving the Gift of Reading When Diane, an avid reader, came to Spectrios Institute for Low Vision, she was frustrated by her inability to read.  Can you imagine not being able to read your bills?  The loss of independence due...
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Dr. Williams had the pleasure of spending the day at a clinic organized by Prevent Blindness and Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness, helping those in need!  We saw 35 patients in one day.  It was busy but a...
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Nancy Neville has been a Wheaton resident for 32 years. Born in LaGrange, IL, Nancy graduated from Illinois State University with a BA in geography, which, she jokes, she never actually used during her business career. Instead, her love of...
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The Spectrios Institute Golf Classic was a great success!  It was a great day of golfing and goodwill. Experts predict that by 2030 the number of people living with vision loss will have doubled, leading to a tremendous need for visual...
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In May of 2018, Teresa had surgery for a detached retina. Due to complications, she has had three additional surgeries and has vision loss. At the time, Teresa was working as a full-time Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing at the...
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Dorothy has age-related macular degeneration in both eyes. Last fall, she came to Spectrios to learn about technology and devices to help her live her best life. Dr. Williams provided Dorothy with a comprehensive low vision exam and referred her...
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Did you know that a portion of every purchase you make on Amazon can be donated to Spectrios Institute for Low Vision? The average donation per Amazon customer is small, $5 a year. That said, if everyone who receives our...
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Not only is the space beautiful, but every piece was also designed with our low vision patients in mind. Contrast, texture, fabric, and color were carefully planned to demonstrate how a person’s living space, combined with low tech and high...
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