Having poor vision can have a huge impact on your day-to-day life. Normal everyday things such as cooking, reading, driving and even watching television become difficult or even impossible if you are suffering from bad eyesight. In extreme cases, some people even experience depression because they have difficulty finding and keeping a job or participating in social and recreational activities. To help cope with low vision, here are a few devices and techniques that a typical eye doctor will recommend.[Read more…]
Refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, can be easily corrected with contact lenses, eyeglasses and different forms of medication. Some eye conditions like low vision, however, can’t be treated using standard eyewear and surgery. To better understand this visual impairment, Opti-Care, an eyeglasses specialist in this area, explains what causes low vision.