Over four million American have low vision with a majority of them being over the age of sixty-five. Low vision is characterized as impaired vision that cannot be fully restored by conventional glasses, contact lenses, medical intervention or eye surgery. However, low vision doesn't mean total loss of vision or complete blindness. In fact, many people with low vision may still have some potentially useful vision and in order to capitalize on that vision, you should visit a Laurel low vision specialist
like the optometrists at Fulton Eye Care.
Adjustment to any kind of vision loss can be very difficult, but with acceptance, determination and the support of loved ones, it is possible. By learning new techniques taught by Laurel Maryland optometrist
Drs. Ely and Cohen, you can fully utilize any remaining vision using common low vision aids and devices. The goal of the low vision services offered at Fulton Eye Care is to enable low vision patients to improve their ability to use their remaining vision in order to maintain independence and a general standard of living. There are many different devices available to assist people with low vision, including magnifiers, telescopes, microscopes, custom light, and special magnifying televisions. Many patients of Drs. Ely and Cohen are prescribed a combination of these devices.
Overcoming vision loss all begins with a low vision examination by optometrists Drs. Ely and Cohen at Fulton Eye Care. This exam will begin with questions about your vision loss, like when you first noticed it and what activities or tasks you find difficult to perform. Our main goal with low vision rehabilitation will be to help you accomplish the tasks and activities you desire. If you're suffering from decreased vision, don't delay, make an appointment with the low vision specialists at Fulton Eye Care today!
7625 Maple Lawn Blvd Suite 125
Fulton, Maryland 20759
3933 Ferrara Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906
By Maple Lawn Eye Care Center
October 29, 2012