Low vision is characterized when a person finds everyday tasks difficult to do, even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery.
What causes low vision?
- Eye diseases
- Eye injuries
- Birth defects
What are the numbers?
- 2.9 million Americans have low vision
- That number is expected to increase 72% by 2030.
- Most people with low vision are 65 or older
What can I do?
- See and eye care professional and learn about vision rehab
- Get a good support team