Eye diseases can be many things: scary, debilitating, and sneaky all come to mind. They often encroach on your ocular health and vision without any warning until they are in an advanced stage. And when they conspire to rob you of a significant degree of vision on a permanent basis, this is a condition that is known as low vision. Here at Peninsula Eye Care, we don’t think that anyone should have to be stuck without being to see adequately, and we do everything we can to maximize your visual experience, which is the object of our low vision therapy.
Undoubtedly, you have many things responsibilities, as well as many things you like to do. Eye conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy make it difficult or even impossible for you to do those things, and that minimizes your self-sufficiency, independence, and joy of life. Our Salinas low vision doctor is dedicated to addressing that situation. Most patients who come in for this type of therapy rare 45 and older, but you can have low vision at any age. Some of the specifics revolve around loss of peripheral (side-to-side) vision, decreased ability to see detail, persistent double vision, problems determining colors, and difficulties climbing or descending steps, and navigating the edges of curbs. Our Salinas low vision eye doctor will evaluate your circumstances and work with you to tailor an effective plan designed especially for your needs and preferences. Among the innovations and advancements that are used are stronger optical prescriptions, telescopes, microscopes, prisms, video magnification, and special vitamins.
You are not alone in this. We understand that losing vision is frustrating and limiting. Our Salinas low vision doctor is on your side, and that includes finding the management options that are best suited to your budget. Please contact our office to arrange an appointment.