Low Vision Sufferers, Help Is Available

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International Academy of Low Vision Specialists, optometrists offer new solutions to patients with macular degeneration and other vision limiting conditions.

A Low Vision Patient wearing Low Vision Eyeglasses

Having trouble seeing? It may be more than just “getting old.”

As people age, it’s natural for their vision to worsen gradually over time. But sometimes vision problems are caused by something beyond aging. If your vision is worsening, it’s important to know what’s causing the change– many conditions are treatable if diagnosed early enough, and even if the underlying problem can’t be cured, better vision is often possible.

Optometrists, who are members of The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS) believes in LIFE AFTER VISION LOSS. IALVS doctors bring new hope and sight to those with low vision.

What causes Low Vision?

There are many conditions that cause Low Vision. Some of the most common:

Macular Degeneration (ARMD) – Dry or Wet
Diabetic Retinopathy
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Ocular Albinism

Other causes of Low Vision include Macular hole, Macular detachment, Hypertensive Retinopathy, Inoperable Cataracts, Macular Dystrophy and Stargardt’s Disease of the Macula. Learn more about the causes of Low Vision.

Whatever the cause of your vision problems, here’s the good news: Thanks to recent advances in optics technology, there are Low Vision treatment options that deliver great results but don’t require surgery or medication– you might be able to see better with specialized eyeglasses!

Every patient is different and results vary from person to person, but most IALVS patients enjoy a much better quality of life and far greater independence with his custom-created specialized eyeglasses. The Newest technologies include telescopic glasses, microscopic glasses and New E-Scoop glasses.

Learn more about how IALVS doctors have helped patients see better and enjoy life more.

You might be able to see better, too! All it takes is a quick 15-minute phone consultation with an IALVS doctor to find out whether his specialized eyeglasses might help you.

To find out whether Low Vision Optometry and the latest advanced optics could work for you, please contact us today or call 888-778-2030, or visit the IALVS website at http://www.LowVisionEyeDoctors.com

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Dr. Richard Shuldiner, Optometrist
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