Welcome to Low Vision Vancouver
Low vision is a visual impairment that is not correctable through surgery, pharmaceuticals, glasses or contact lenses. It can impair your ability to complete everyday tasks, follow daily routines and experience simple pleasures that many people take for granted. The good news is there are a broad range of services and devices than can offer hope for patients, families and people who care about the visually impaired. Devices are used as part of a comprehensive vision rehabilitation program designed by a doctor.
The purpose of this website is to introduce you to the low vision clinic at Vision Source Vancouver -Vancouver's leading low vision clinic. It will also help you navigate the world of low vision. If you click through this website, you will find information about the eye diseases and conditions that lead to low vision, their warning signs and some things you can do to prevent them.
Most important, this website has a complete review of the current low vision devices that can help maximize remaining vision. With the 21st century technology we talk about here, patients with conditions like macular degeneration don't have to give up their independence or the activities they used to enjoy.
Finally, you will learn answers to commonly asked questions and pick up key tips that can help you start to see better and live better.