LOW VISION SERVICES
Florida Eye Specialists & Cataract Institute has a well-earned reputation for our expertise in low vision services. Our highly trained and experienced specialists diagnose, treat and help arrest low vision problems using the latest techniques and technology.
It can affect nearly all our everyday activities. The most common causes of vision loss are Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Diabetes, Diabetic Retinopathy, Stroke, Retinitis Pigmentosa and Cataracts. Low vision can also be caused by heredity and eye injuries. It is estimated that over 14 million Americans have some form of significant visual impairment.
Children can also be visually impaired, typically from a birth defect or an injury. They may have problems in learning concepts and need special instruction at an early age. Visually impaired children will typically need additional help with socialization among other children and adults.