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.
Dry eye disease makes reading more difficult in elderly people.
Visual processing and useful field of view and driver safety
Caffeine may be beneficial for dry eye disease patients.
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.
A student’s reading and academic problems may be the result of treatable binocular vision problems.
A child’s first eye exam shoudl be at six months of age. Childhood vision problems can lead to development and learning delays.
Great online resources for people interested in the connection between vision and learning.