low vision aids

OrCam for Low Vision

by Russ Lazarus May 3, 2021

OrCam is a revolutionary device allowing those with low vision to reconnect to the world like never before. Low vision is a permanent visual impairment

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E-Scoop Glasses for Low Vision

by Russ Lazarus May 3, 2021

Approximately 4 million Americans live with low vision. Low vision is  visual impairment that can’t be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, surgery or medication. However,

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Albinism and Low Vision

by Russ Lazarus May 3, 2021

Albinism affects at least 1 in 20,000 of the population. Ocular albinism affects the eyes, possibly causing dramatic loss of visual function and impact on the quality of life.

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What to Look For in a Low Vision Magnifier?

by Russ Lazarus February 11, 2021

Asking yourself these questions before deciding on a low vision device to ensure you will gain from your low vision aid. Experiencing life with low

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Low Vision In Children 

by Russ Lazarus February 11, 2021

Many children suffer with vision loss, but there are a range of low vision aids that can give them the best chance to engage with the world around them. There are a number of conditions that can cause vision impairments in children. While some of these conditions can be treated in early childhood, many can result in low vision or even total blindness.

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Using a Smartphone for Low Vision

by Devora Kramer January 5, 2021

There are no limits to what you can do with a smartphone nowadays, even if you have low vision.  Smartphones, with their advanced technology and

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Retinitis Pigmentosa

by Devora Kramer January 5, 2021

Retinitis pigmentosa is one of the most frequently occurring forms of inherited retinal degeneration, affecting around 1 in 4,000 people, worldwide. Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is

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Top 10 Tips for Improving Low Vision at Home

by Devora Kramer January 5, 2021

Follow these 10 tips to increase your independence at home, for even the simplest of activities.  Low vision can significantly impact your daily functioning. Here

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What Is Charles Bonnet Syndrome?

by Devora Kramer January 5, 2021

Charles Bonnet Syndrome affects up to 40 percent of people with low vision.  Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) typically develops in the weeks and months following

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