vision loss

How Can The Visually Impaired Utilize Technology?

Today, most tasks can be completed with the click of a mouse. Nearly all of us are glued to our electronic devices, particularly smartphones, laptops, and tablets. We rely on them for education, entertainment, productivity, information consumption, and social interaction.   But suppose you can’t see anything. Can you function in today’s highly technological society? … Read more

Adapting to Life with Vision Loss

Some medical professionals have related the early emotions of vision loss to the “stages of grief” that a person goes through after the death of a loved one, as defined by Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.  These stages include denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Denial, anger, depression, and finally, acceptance of the loss of a loved … Read more

Sight Loss: The Clinical Definition

Sight Loss: The Clinical Definition

A person is considered legally blind if they have a visual acuity of 20/200 or worse in their better eye with corrective lenses or if their visual field is less than 20 degrees. However, more is needed to serve as a sufficient explanation. Instead, it’s a means to give formal recognition in measurable medical terms … Read more