Having low vision may be somewhat scary, but at Brooks Plaza Ophthalmology, we're dedicated to helping you to remain independent and productive. Whether you have already been diagnosed as having low vision or you suspect that you may have due to signs that you've experienced, our low vision specialist in Brooklyn
will help to ease any anxiety you may have There are a variety of methods, devices, and aids that can be utilized, allowing you to maintain your normal routine to the greatest extent possible.
Low vision, in and of itself, is not a disease, but rather the result of eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration, or any combination of them. While low vision can affect anyone at any age, it is most common in those who are 45 years of age or older. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed below, you should call us to arrange an examination by our low vision specialist in Brooklyn
. A decreased ability to see detail or a reduction in your peripheral (side to side) vision, persistent double vision, or difficulties with distinguishing colors are all associated with low vision. Also, problems with either climbing or descending stairs or in navigating properly along the edges of curbs could indicate a problem with low vision.
While it may be unsettling to have low vision, most people are able to keep enough vision to feel comfortable. Our low vision specialist in Brooklyn
will talk with you about your needs and preferences including getting around your home, working, and leisure activities. Depending on your goals and your unique circumstances, an effective management protocol can be developed. Technology advancements such as special microscopic reading glasses, closed circuit televisions, magnifying aids, and other electronic devices can be extremely helpful in boosting your vision and enhancing your ability to live your life in the way you want to. Lifestyle changes may also be recommended While restoring the vision you lost isn't possible, you can count on our ophthalmologist to provide you with the very best in low vision eye care. The necessities and joys of your life can still be a big part of your everyday routine. Let us show you how.