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Support Groups

Affiliates of MD Support

Contact information for our large global network of live support groups. Organized geographically.


A free phone-based peer support program designed to offer emotional support, assessment, information, referrals, and more to individuals who are blind or visually impaired and their families. Email eye2eye@shp.rutgers.edu or call (833) 932-3931 and leave a message with your name and phone number.

International Low Vision Support Group (ILVSG)

Your group is invited, at no cost, to receive our monthly newsletters and audio/visual presentations about research, treatments, and living with low vision. We make it easy to start and run a successful and informative support group!

ILVSG TeleSupport

A year-round program of free monthly group support sessions held over the telephone. Designed for low vision seniors anywhere in the world who have limited or no access to the Internet or a live support group.


Join more than 400 patients, family members, and eye care professionals in sending and receiving email messages through MDList. Posts relate to coping, emotional support, and developments in research and treatment.

MD Community Photo Album

Photos of our MDList friends through the years.


A message board alternative to our e-mail discussion group. A web site where you can post and/or read messages from other people on any topic relating to MD. A simple registration is required.

Community Profiles

The place to learn about the people in our Internet community, including their eye condition, employment, family history, and more.

The Stargardt Team

Where young people and families dealing with Stargardt disease can share profiles, photos, and information.

Email Lists

Discussion groups for low vision conditions other than macular degeneration.