Low vision aids help in viewing an object clearly or reading quickly. The visual aids are selected based on the needs and clinical aspects of the patient. Magnifiers, video magnifiers, screen readers, portable electronic magnifiers, reading glasses, and assistive technology such as eSight are some of the low vision aids which are commonly used.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33-year-old male and have used prescription glasses for myopia with astigmatism with a power of -4 and -3.75. A few days back, I hit o my head on my car trunk and hit my head at the top right back side somewhere between the apex and parietal region of the right side of the head. Th... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. As per your description, there was no headache, loss of consciousness, vomiting, or any symptoms apart from vision, and your head was hit on the right side. Now your observation about the vision problem is on the left eye,... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 68 years old. I have just been diagnosed with macular degeneration. The doctor basically stated that there was nothing that could be done as this was just a part of aging. He did suggest to eat more green leafy vegetables. When I suggested Kale and dark leaf vegetable powder, he la... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you stated that you have been diagnosed with macular degeneration that is ARMD (age-related macular degeneration). Now, let us know what ARMD is? Macula is the most sensitive part of retina (back portion of eye) and it must be healthy to have clear vision. But, due t... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,Four years ago, my uncle had a paralysis attack on the right side of the body. He has recovered now, except his right eye vision. He can clearly see straight and left, but not the right. He cannot see full 180 degrees. His age is 48 now. Is this a permanent disability or it can be cured... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stroke or paralysis results from hampered blood supply to the brain. Usually, the motor functions or muscle movements recover over time. However, the visual pathways are very slow to recover and recovery is suboptimal. So, the field defect that he has will persist and com... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I have a problem in both my eyes, low vision, and the doctor says that it is genetic but I feel the problem for the last two years and I work in computer and also the doctor said that the problem has no medicine or surgery. So, please help what I should do and computer operation is more... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The doctors feel that you could be suffering from a problem of your retina. They are currently unsure about the exact type of disease and have asked you to get a test called the EO... Read Full »