Low Vision Rehab

Elderly woman reading a book,Low vision significantly impairs your ability to function daily and cannot be adequately corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, medical treatment and/or surgery. It affects more than 14 million Americans and can make everyday activities such as  reading, cooking, taking medication and watching television difficult.

Our Low Vision Rehab (LVR) Program is designed to maximize the use of a person’s residual vision. Many of our patients come to us for help because they are experiencing difficulty with simple tasks such as:

  • Recognizing a familiar face
  • Reading because print appears broken or distorted
  • Seeing objects and potential obstacles including steps, curbs, walls and furniture

People  with the following diagnoses may benefit from low vision services:

  • Age-related macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Cataracts
  • Neurological disorders (brain tumor, traumatic brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis)

We offer a wide range of services including:

  • Optical aid training
  • Non-optical aid training
  • Training in activities of daily life
  • Progressive vision exercise
  • Adaptive technology training
  • Resource management
  • Community/work reintegration training