Enhancing Quality of Life
Low Vision is vision loss that can no longer be corrected by a medical procedure or treatment.
It is the third most commonly occurring impairment among people 70 and above.
Low vision impedes many of your daily living activities such as:
- Watching TV
- Maintaining a checkbook
- Distinguishing among medications
- Crossing the street can no longer be taken for granted
- Financial management
- Medication management
- Scanning your environment
A variety of disorders may cause Low vision (most are age related):
- Macular degeneration
- Diabetic retinopathy
Reduced reading vison is the most common deterioration. Other aspects of sight loss include:
- Peripheral & color vision
- Ability to adjust to changes in levels of light
- Contrast or glare
- Decreased color vision
- Decreased acuity
- Decreased contrast sensitivity
- Increased glare sensitivity
If you are having difficulty managing everyday tasks due to your vision, you may be a candidate for our low vision services.
What steps do I need to take?
- Visit your eye care professional
- Complete the referral form and fax it to 203-237-9187
- Call 203-237-1448 to make an appointment with Raechaell Corbett, for your evaluation
Devices are provided free of charge due to our partnership with the Lions Club!