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Jacksonville FFB Chapter Speaker Series meeting addresses low vision technology

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Jacksonville Foundation Fighting Blindness chapter members recently had the opportunity to get their hands on some of the latest low-vision aids during a presentation at the University of Florida Charter Auditorium given by a low-vision aid vendor from Ocala.

The owner of Magnifying America, John Palmer, showed meeting attendees a variety of handheld magnifiers and desktop readers and magnifiers, including the Ace , the Zoomax Zoompad 7 and Zoomax Butterfly. Attendees were then able to try the devices themselves and ask questions.

To learn more about the wide variety of quality low-vision aids available through Magnifying America, please visit the website or call 1-800-364-1610.

If you are interested in being notified about upcoming events like these, send an email to Kim Marlow, Events Director, at to be added to the Foundation Fighting Blindness Jacksonville chapter mailing list.