Tag: painting

Through Virginia’s Eyes – Painting with Macular Degeneration

Posted on: Jun 23, 2010

A famous local artist, Virginia Doyle, has graciously lent her work to Benetech/Bookshare for display on conference room and hall walls. The unique aspect of this display is that in 2002, Virginia was diagnosed with macular degeneration, a medical condition of the eye that makes it difficult or impossible to read or recognize faces.  This […]

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Merlin helps Edythe Piccione keep her painting passion thriving

Posted on: May 27, 2009

Read her Life Story below: Edythe Piccione is a young at heart senior citizen and a professional artist. Edythe has been painting for 28 years, and five years ago she was diagnosed with Macular Degeneration. Edythe was worried she would not be able to paint the same way again. Piccione read about Dr. Scott Hearing’s […]

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