A Holistic and Functional Approach to Low Vision Rehabilitation

This article explains how to identify the needs of people with sight loss using effective history taking and gives an overview of the most common low vision aids as well as an update on technological support available.

The article will cover the following:

  • Background statistics relating to sight loss
  • How to carry out an effective history taking
  • Establishing baseline magnification and patient specific targets
  • Optical Low Vision Aids
  • Technology
  • Non-optical aids

This content is worth 1 CPD point.

CPD Points: 1

Visionstryt credits: 1

Expiry Date: 31/12/2024

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Dispensing Optician (Communication, Standards of Practice)