Are you suffering from low vision, and feeling tired of being told you are out of options? Low vision is defined today as anyone who has less than 20 degrees of a field of vision, or otherwise experiences vision that be corrected to no better than 20/200 through conventional methods. If you are living with low vision caused by glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, or cataracts, there are still treatment options available to you, right in your neighborhood. Your local Lincoln Park eye doctors at the Chicago Vision Club have the technology, education, and experience to work with you to live a better life with your low vision.
Just because you have low vision does not mean you can’t continue to enjoy your life. Many patients who suffer from low vision can continue to lead extraordinary lives through the care and guidance of your local Lincoln Park eye doctor. Our staff at the Vision Club can assist you with many practical and affordable items provided by our low vision services that can assist you in your day to day living with fewer complications and far greater ease. With simple steps such as printing recipes in large print on a full piece of paper, instead of writing them out on an index card, can go a long way to making life with low vision more comfortable for you. Many patients who suffer from low vision also have trouble seeing in lower forms of light. An affordable goose neck lamp can be an inexpensive addition to your life that can greatly increase your sight. Other devices that can help you live with low vision include everything from large checkbooks to talking blood glucose meters and watches.
At the Vision Club your local Lincoln Park eye doctor can also assist you in purchasing specialty eyewear to increase the strength and capacity of your vision. There are a wide selection of magnification devices on the market today that can work for many different abilities to meet your low vision needs. Digital magnifiers can be wonderful aids when you want to quickly read a label at the grocery store, or check the size on a pair of jeans. These battery operated devices can display the images they see on a beautiful color LCD screen, enlarged perfectly for your eyes to see with ease. Other varieties of magnifiers can even be mounted on your eyeglasses for ease of use. Our staff can also help you to select specialty eyeglasses such as high-powered bifocals, and even trifocals for greater field of vision. Other types of low vision eyewear include prism glasses which can actually help your eyes to work together for better vision. For more information about low vision services, visit our welcoming offices at the Vision Club.