Assisting the Sight Impaired

Downloadable Tools and Tips:

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Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource websites to find out more about tips for the vision impaired.

Tips for Coping with Vision Loss
An informative article from All About Vision provides useful information and advice for dealing with age-related vision loss.

Low Vision Aids
Useful article provided by Caring.com offers advice on how to help older adults identify aids and tools for dealing with low vision on a daily basis.

Eye Disorders
Lighthouse International’s VisionConnection provides information and the option to view comparative simulations of some of the most common vision conditions.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
The National Eye Institute offers a wealth of information to help patients and their families learn about age-related macular degeneration.

Glaucoma
The Glaucoma Research Foundation provides all sorts of helpful information about glaucoma, including an overview of the disease, risk factors, tests, and other useful facts.

Cataracts
This comprehensive overview of the symptoms, causes and treatments of cataracts is available courtesy of the Mayo Clinic.

Diabetic Retinopathy
The American Optometric Association outlines detailed information about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetic retinopathy.

Caregiver Tips for People with Low Vision
Downloadable form offers 10 helpful tips for those who care for people with low vision, courtesy of the owner of Magnifiers and More.

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