12 signs of vision loss

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  • 1. REYNALDA M. SOLIS MANINGCOL. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL- PINA.WEST DISTRICT
  • 2. 12 Signs Of Vision Loss
  • 3. 1. Over cautious driving habits. 2.Find lighting either: too bright or too dim. 3. Frequent eye glass prescription changes.
  • 4. 4.Holding books or reading material close to face or at arm's length. 5.Squinting or tilting the head to see. 6.Difficulty in recognizing people.
  • 5. 7.Changes in leisure time activities. 8.Change in personal appearance. 9.Changes in table etiquette.
  • 6. 10.Moving about cautiously. 11.Bumping into objects. 12.Acting confused or disoriented.
  • 7. Types of Eye Care Professionals
  • 8. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors that specialize in eye care. They must complete four years of premedical school; plus four years of medical school; complete a one-year internship; and a three- year residency in ophthalmology. They detect and treat eye diseases, prescribe drugs and perform eye surgery. They also prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses.
  • 9. Optometrists must complete four years of undergraduate school, plus four years of graduate training in a school of optometry. They receive a doctorate of optometry. They can prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses. They can detect diseases, but they are not medical doctors. Some Optometrists have special training in fitting low-vision aids; they are called low-vision specialists.
  • 10. Opticians have a two-year technical degree. They interpret prescriptions and fit eyeglasses. They can adjust repair and reproduce previously ordered contacts, eyeglasses and frames. They cannot examine or test your eyes.