Current Modalities for Low Vision Rehabilitation

Richa Agarwal, Alka Tripathi
Curēus 2021, 13 (7): e16561
Visual rehabilitation is an effective method for increasing the quality of life among individuals with low vision or blindness due to untreatable causes. Low vision rehabilitation aims for patients to use their residual vision effectively and efficiently to enable them to live independent and productive lives. Low vision rehabilitation includes assessment of residual visual functions, prescription of rehabilitation aids, and training in the use of devices. A multidisciplinary approach and coordinated effort are necessary to take advantage of new scientific advances and achieve optimal results for the patient. This article aims to review the various aids and methods available for low vision rehabilitation and also discusses technology advances that can enhance the visual functioning of individuals who are visually impaired.

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