Our low vision optometrist has extensive experience in helping people select the appropriate visual devices for their needs.
Low vision refers to those eye disorders that cannot be fully corrected using standard interventions such as corrective glasses, lenses, or surgical procedures. Vision impairment can be frustrating because it impacts a person’s quality of life. The inability to perform routine tasks or engage in recreational activities such as reading, watching TV, or driving can be devastating.
Despite the challenges, there are many excellent high tech vision aids today to assist people who struggle with low vision. The following article will provide a general introduction to some of these technologies.
In our era of technological advancements, there are a wide range of high tech aids to assist people with low vision and enable them to resume normal activity. These include the use of electronic magnifiers, CCTC stand magnifiers, wearable glasses, and assistive technologies to maximize residual vision.
There are many eye disorders that cause low vision. They include:
People with low vision experience frustration when they can no longer engage in daily activities. The impact it can have on daily living can be devastating. Fortunately, with technological advances, there are many effective high tech devices on the market which have radically improved the lives of those with low vision. These interventions allow them to partake of activities they previously enjoyed.
While there are many available technologies, the price range may be cost prohibitive for people on a fixed income. Our low vision optometrist has effective low vision devices to accommodate all budgets. Additionally, we offer simple payment plans which enable people with fixed incomes to enjoy the benefits of these life-improving devices.
High tech devices are not ideal for everyone. Seniors often find it difficult to learn how to use a device, or they may find it cumbersome to tote around with them. Often they aren’t necessary, and such individuals can experience significant improvement with a low-tech device.