Low Vision Rehabilitation
A person with Low Vision means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assistive devices
What is Low Vision?
Low Vision is a disability
World Health Organisation defines low vision’ as visual acuity of less than 6/18 but equal to or better than 3/60, or a corresponding visual field loss to less than 20°, in the better eye with the best possible correction.
What are the signs of Low Vision
Causes of Low Vision
At our Low Vision clinic, we rehabilitate the patient by helping them to adapt to low vision devices :
Stand and hand-held magnifiers, strong magnifying reading glasses, loupes, and small telescopes, Reading telescopes, Video magnifiers, Portable electronic magnifiers etc.
Reasons for low vision
Low vision may result from many different ophthalmologic and neurological disorders and may cover a wide range.