Vision loss is a condition that millions of people face every day when they deal with eye diseases like macular degeneration or retinopathy caused from diabetes that presents a lack of light sensitivity to the retina of the eye and affects vision. The function of the eye is to relay images to the optic nerve and then sends them on to the brain. The condition is treated with glasses, medication and surgery but once those options no longer work, an ophthalmologist’s only recourse is to help the patient get the most they can out of their sight suggesting visual aids.
It used to be that only lighted magnifiers that are often inconvenient, get in the way, or are just too bundlesome for the patient to use, was about the only way to offer extra lighting. That is no longer the case since digital tablets have come into existence and can be used as a great reading aid. Continue reading