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RESOURCES RESOURCES 70 71 866-999-9188 • Call Now To Order More Products Available Online • www.ShopLowVision.comGLOSSARY Glaucoma—is a disease that causes gradual damage to the optic nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. The loss of vision is not experienced until a signiﬁcant amount of nerve damage has occurred. For this reason, as many as half of all people with glaucoma are unaware of theirAge-related macular degeneration (AMD)—is a condition that primarily effectsthe part of the retina responsible for sharp central vision. It does not cause total disease. About 2.2 million Americans age 40 and older have been diagnosedblindness. There are two forms of AMD—dry AMD and wet AMD. Because AMD with glaucoma and another two million do not know they have it. Most cases ofoften damages central vision, it is the most common cause of legal blindness and glaucoma can be controlled by medication or surgery and vision loss slowed orvision impairment in older Americans (AMD rarely effects those under the age of halted by timely diagnosis and treatment. However, any vision lost to glaucoma60). While there is no generally accepted treatment for dry AMD, laser therapies cannot be restored.or injectable medications can help destroy leaking blood vessels and can help Legal blindness—In the United States, where normal vision is considered toreduce the risk of advancing vision loss in many cases of wet AMD. Research be 20/20, legal blindness is deﬁned as visual acuity with best correction in thesponsored by the National Eye Institute has recently shown that a combination of better eye worse than or equal to 20/200 or a visual ﬁeld extent of less than 20zinc, vitamins C and E and beta-carotene may also reduce the risk of advanced degrees in diameter. Most states use these standards to provide rehabilitationAMD by 25 percent. services and beneﬁts to people who are visually impaired. Some of these beneﬁtsCataract—is a clouding of the eye’s naturally clear lens. Most cataracts appear and services include an IRS income tax exemption, free telephone directorywith advancing age. The most important factor in cataract formation is increasing assistance, free Talking Book Library Services through the National Libraryage, but there are additional factors, including smoking, diabetes and excessive Service and Vocational and Independent Living Services through individual stateexposure to sunlight. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world programs.and effect nearly 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older. By age 80, more than Please note the term Legal Blindness does not mean that a legally blind personhalf of all Americans develop cataracts. Cataracts are sometimes considered is blind or has no usable vision. Most people deﬁned as legally blind have usablea conquered disease because surgical treatment can eliminate vision loss. The vision and can perform most daily tasks with the use of special glasses or lowcataract is removed surgically and a plastic lens, called an implant, is placed in vision products.the eye restoring normal sight. Low vision—A visual impairment that cannot be corrected by standardCertiﬁed low vision therapist (CLVT)—The CLVT works as part of the eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery, that interferes with the abilitymultidisciplinary team, often in conjunction with an eye doctor, and provides low to perform everyday activities. Macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy,vision aid evaluations, training in the use of these low vision aides and referral to glaucoma, and retinitis pigmentosa, along with many other eye diseases, areother appropriate resources. The CLVT also evaluates performance of daily living causes of visual impairment or low vision. Most people begin to experienceactivity, ability to cope and access community resources. difﬁculty with daily activities such as reading when their vision reaches 20/60 orDiabetic retinopathy—is a common complication of diabetes. Retinal blood worse and should seek out the care of a low vision specialist.vessels can break down, leak or become blocked, effecting and impairing vision Low vision solutions—prescription and nonprescription devices that help peopleover time. Nearly half of all people with diabetes will develop some degree of with low vision enhance their remaining vision. Some examples include specialdiabetic retinopathy during their lifetime and risk increases with age and duration low vision eye glasses, telescopic lenses for driving and other distance tasks,of diabetes. People with diabetes are encouraged to seek annual dilated eye microscopic reading glasses, magniﬁers, desktop video magniﬁers (CCTV’s), largeexams. Currently, laser surgery and a procedure called a vitrectomy are highly print books, check-writing guides and white canes. All optical low vision aides,effective in treating diabetic retinopathy. including eyeglasses, magniﬁers and telescopes should be prescribed by either For more low vision rehabilitation resource an optometrist or ophthalmologist to ensure the correct power and success of listings visit www.LowVision.com the patient.
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