Some professionals believe that a patient is too old to benefit from low vision rehabilitation. That attitude fails to show respect for the patient’s own values and desire for his or her own quality of life.
Low vision is a level of vision impairment where the person is not totally blind but vision is less than normal. People with low vision are best helped using rehabilitation techniques that maximize the vision that remains.
The basic goals of vision rehabilitation is to maximize functional independence, to improve quality of life, and to help the patient adapt to the psycho-social aspects of vision loss.
Vancouver eye doctor on loss of depth perception (stereopsis) in seniors and elderly adults.
Glare is eliminated by anti-reflective lenses, which allow more light to pass through the lens and into the eyes of older adults. This means that more light will reach the retina at the back of their eyes. With older adults already being light deficient compared to younger people, they need as much light as they can get.