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How do you maintain your independence with low vision?
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Dr. Daniel Schainholz
Ophthalmology
In brief: Adjustments
Adjusting ones life to accommodate low-vision requires behavioral changes, optical and non-optical adaptive aids.
A video-magnifier will help you spot read even down to the profound low-vision range. Large print or talking books (and the kindle) will help you with reading to learn. Driving may not be possible but inquire about paratransit scrip. A low-vision rehabilitation specialist may help you.

In brief: Adjustments
Adjusting ones life to accommodate low-vision requires behavioral changes, optical and non-optical adaptive aids.
A video-magnifier will help you spot read even down to the profound low-vision range. Large print or talking books (and the kindle) will help you with reading to learn. Driving may not be possible but inquire about paratransit scrip. A low-vision rehabilitation specialist may help you.
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
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Dr. Jeffrey Paul
Ophthalmology
In brief: Low vision evaluatio
Best advice would come after a thorough evaluation performed by a low vision specialist.
Most metropolitan areas and smaller cities, have an association of the blind or visually impaired who can refer you for an evaluation to an expert, ask your eye doctor for a referral. These doctors specialize in care for patients with diminished vision, and can suggest many ways to maintain your independance.

In brief: Low vision evaluatio
Best advice would come after a thorough evaluation performed by a low vision specialist.
Most metropolitan areas and smaller cities, have an association of the blind or visually impaired who can refer you for an evaluation to an expert, ask your eye doctor for a referral. These doctors specialize in care for patients with diminished vision, and can suggest many ways to maintain your independance.
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
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