low vision

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 will help you to narrow down your choices and ensure that you will truly […]

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Guide to Low Vision Magnifiers

by Russ Lazarus February 11, 2021

With the large variety of low vision devices now available on the market, our guide will help you choose a magnifier that best suits your […]

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Low Vision In Children 

by Russ Lazarus February 11, 2021

Every year, more than half a million children in the U.S. are diagnosed with low vision or blindness.  Many children suffer with vision loss, but […]

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What Are Side Vision Glasses?

by Devora Kramer January 11, 2021

Side-vision awareness glasses are an effective low vision device that increases the viewing field for people suffering from side vision loss.  Side vision awareness glasses […]

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Coping with Macular Degeneration 

by Devora Kramer January 11, 2021

Around 40 percent of people diagnosed with macular degeneration suffer from depression. Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is a progressive eye […]

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Is It Safe to Drive With Macular Degeneration?

by Devora Kramer January 11, 2021

Central vision loss from macular degeneration (AMD) can significantly affect your daily functioning, including your ability to drive. Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular […]

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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

Low vision can significantly impact your daily functioning. Follow these 10 tips to increase your independence at home, for even the simplest of activities.  1. […]

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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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Wet Macular Degeneration (AMD)

by Russ Lazarus July 23, 2020

Wet AMD accounts for approximately 10 percent of all AMD cases, but is responsible for 90 percent of legal blindness.  Macular degeneration, also known as […]

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Dry Macular Degeneration (AMD)

by Russ Lazarus July 22, 2020

Dry AMD accounts for 80-90 percent of all AMD cases. Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is an eye disease that occurs […]

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Macular Degeneration

by Russ Lazarus May 28, 2020

Have you been diagnosed with macular degeneration? Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is an ocular disease caused by deterioration of the […]

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Should I See an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?

by Russ Lazarus April 5, 2020

Your eye care team Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians are the three main professionals included on the ‘eye care team’. While each profession plays an important […]

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