vision loss

January 29, 2010

"Low Vision" Is Not "No Vision:" Part 1

Dr. Chris Renner discusses an introduction to Low Vision. Low vision is a specialty that aids patients who have permanent decreased vision from diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration or stroke. Many aids are available to improve "vision" and function.
March 15, 2010

Prevent Vision Loss from Macular Degeneration

Vision loss from macular degeneration increases as we age.  This means that more and more people may lose vision as the population (baby boomers) get older […]
March 16, 2010

Legal Blindness and the IRS

Diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration can both cause legal blindness. Complete blindness is caused only by diabetic retionpathy. Report either to the IRS.
March 31, 2010

Why Glasses Won't Help You See

Glasses can only improve vision by ensuring that an image is focused precisely on the retina. In the presence of disease, glasses can't improve vision.