What Is Low Vision

The person whose vision could not be increased with medical treatment, laser or surgical methods is called ‘Low Vision Person’. The eyeglasses, contact lenses, laser or surgical visual treatment do not help low vision persons. This condition is quite different from blindness. The low vision persons have very little vision. These people often complain that they see their surroundings through a smoke screen or frosted glass.

The vision of low vision persons cannot meet their daily needs. It is possible to increase the low vision to vision level of normal people with several techniques and devices.

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The central vision is lost by deterioration of macula which is situated in the middle of retina. We help these patients with the visual capacity of healthy peripheral retina. The low vision devices magnify and drop image on the healthy peripheral retina.

By this way these devices provide a normal vision by stimulating the healthy retinal nerve cells and all patients with Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD), Diabetes Mellitus, Nystagmus, Albinism and Congenitally visual handicapped can easily reach normal vision levels.