Tools Available to Help Gain Independence by Dr. Kevin Huff O.D. Independence Despite Visual Impairment, low vision, and macular degeneration.
When a person is diagnosed with visual impairment, the biggest fear that most people are forced to face is loss of independence. To face the challenges that come from visual impairment, patients must embrace the tools available. What is “Low Vision”? Any chronic uncorrectable visual impairment that limits daily functioning
Vision cannot be corrected with medication, surgery, contact lenses or “regular eyeglasses”. Better term for what we do is Vision Rehabilitation.