Low Vision is a service that can help you regain your independence and improve your quality of life! Dr. Cindy Roles specializes in low vision care, specialty contact lens fitting, dry eye treatment, ocular disease treatment, surgical co-management, children’s vision & vision therapy and primary eye care.
What is Low Vision?
Low vision means having below normal vision that can’t be corrected with ordinary eyeglasses, contact lenses, surgery or medication. There are many conditions that affect vision. Low vision can be due to inherited conditions or diseases that are more common with age. These include:
What are Low Vision Aids?
Low Vision Aids (or simply Vision Aids) are special lens systems designed to magnify or illuminate images to improve one’s functional vision.
Is Low Vision Common?
Yes! Having Low Vision is actually the third most commonly occurring physical impairment in those over 65, exceeded only by heart disease and arthritis. Many people who are visually impaired have found help with their vision problem through Low Vision Care.
What is Low Vision Care?
Low Vision Care is the evaluation and management of those that are visually impaired by eye care and vision rehab professionals. The goal of the care is to help those with low vision overcome the handicapping effects of their visual impairment. Based on individual lifestyle needs, solutions will be sought to help each patient achieve their visual goals. This may include the recommendation of products known as Low Vision Aids.
Low Vision Care will not restore lost sight. Instead, this type of care assists visually impaired patients in maximizing their remaining functional vision.
Contact Dakota Eye Institute to learn more about Low Vision Care in Bismarck, ND, today!