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What is 'Low Vision'?

A person is said to have 'Low Vision', if he or she has a significant visual handicap in spite of treatment and best correction with standard eyeglasses or contact lenses. 'Low Vision' should not be confused with blindness. People with 'Low Vision' have a significant visual handicap but they also have significant residual vision. The residual vision may be insufficient to meet the patient's routine needs. But a good percentage of these patients have some degree of usable vision, which can be utilized for their day to day work using special aids or devices. If properly motivated, these patients can potentially benefit with the use of special aids or devices called 'Low Vision Aids'