Low Vision Services

Low Vision Services

Low vision is a general term that refers to a permanent loss of eyesight due to a myriad of eye diseases that cannot be corrected by medication, surgery, or glasses. These affect the day to day activities of patient and their families. A person with low vision may find it difficult or impossible to accomplish activities such as reading, writing, shopping, watching television, driving a car or recognizing faces.

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Low Vision Assessment

The Service offers these patients the opportunity to make the best possible use of their remaining vision through a comprehensive rehabilitative process.

Plans are devised for the patient, based on the patient’s needs and profession in collaboration with him and his family. Patient undergoes a detailed eye check-up including basic check up such as:

1. Visual acuity (both distance and near)
2. Contrast sensitivity
3. Visual field, particularly the central visual field used for reading

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Causes and typical patterns of low vision which cannot be corrected include:

  • Blurred or partially obscured central vision: Macular degeneration (both, age-related, and hereditary)
  • Blind spots, blurriness, and visual distortions: Diabetic retinopathy
  • Poor peripheral vision, or tunnel vision: Glaucoma
  • Poor peripheral vision, and inability to see in the dark: Retinitis pigmentosa
  • Eye injuries
  • The poor central vision which may progress to no light perception: Optic neuropathies which may be inherited or acquired (toxic)
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The options and plans include magnification aids, computer tools and vision training. These individualised options help in safe and independent daily activities.
Equipment in low-vision therapy is as follows:
• Near aids – Readers, microscopes, handheld magnifiers, stand magnifiers
• Closed-circuit television
• Computer programs
• Distance aids – Telescopes, sunglasses
• Aids for daily living and eccentric viewing – Adaptive equipment, eccentric viewing training, contrast
• Optical prosthetic device

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Email : info@eyevaidya.com

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