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Low Vision- For Health Professionals
and Community Educators

When nothing more can be done for a patient from a medical or surgical standpoint, vision rehabilitation can make a world of difference to a person adjusting to vision loss and should be considered part of the continuum of care.

Watch this video and share it with your colleagues to learn more about how you can help your patients with low vision make the most of their remaining vision and improve their quality of life by referring them for vision rehabilitation services.

NEI: Living With Low Vision: Stories of Hope and Independence

Educational Resources to Use with Patients


What you should know about low vision booklet

Order the What you should know about low vision booklet with complementary DVD to help patients learn more about the benefits of vision rehabilitation.


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Watch the DVD and Patient Profiles


Ojo con su visión: Sepa qué hacer si tiene baja visión

Order the ¡Ojo con su visión: Sepa qué hacer si tiene baja visión booklet to help Spanish-speaking people with vision loss better understand low vision and how to get help and live more safely and independently.





See Well for a Lifetime: An Educational Series on Vision and Aging

Download the Low Vision Module of this online toolkit to help present information to patients and others in your community about low vision, what can be done about it, and where to get more information.





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