JOURNAL ARTICLE

A Common Approach to Low Vision: Examination and Rehabilitation of the Patient with Low Vision

Esra Şahlı, Aysun İdil
Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology 2019 April 30, 49 (2): 89-98
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Due to the increasing age of the global population, rates of visual disability are increasing. Visual rehabilitation is an effective method for increasing quality of life among individuals with low vision or blindness due to unpreventable or untreatable causes. The goal of low vision rehabilitation is to produce people who are independent, have an economically viable profession or skill, and are able to enjoy their lives. The stages of modern low vision rehabilitation include the intake interview, assessment of residual visual functions, assessment of residual functional vision, interventions and recommendations, and vision rehabilitation therapies.

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