The goal of a low vision evaluation is to give you the ability to do those activities you want to do. We have helped people with many activities including:
All members of The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists have been thoroughly trained in the prescribing and fitting of Bioptic Telescopic Glasses for driving. They are experts in helping you pass the vision requirements in your state. However, only the DMV can issue a license to drive.
All IALVS members are experts in hands-free magnification. The type of reading glasses we prescribe depend upon a number of factors including:
During your low vision evaluation, the doctor will analyze your reading requirements and demonstrate various types of low vision glasses. Some of these may include telescopic, microscopic and prismatic low vision glasses. You will determine which is best for your needs.
Writing has different vision requirements than reading. Writing requires a longer working distance from the eyes and usually less magnification than reading. In addition, illuminating the paper is sometimes more difficult.
The experts at The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists will work with you to determine the best low vision glasses for your requirements.
If sitting closer to the television allows you to see it better, then you will appreciate the benefits of having your eyeglass prescription built into our Full Diameter Telescope Low Vision Glasses. You will be able to sit at a normal distance from the television while enjoying a larger, more detailed image.
To improve your distance vision so that you see facial details better, identify your grandchildren at their soccer games, or enjoy live theater, we incorporate your eyeglass Rx into one of our many types of Bioptic or Full Diameter Telescopic Low Vision glasses.
Members of The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists are experts in hands free magnification and will demonstrate many types of low vision glasses to you. During your low vision examination you will see for yourself the benefits of these glasses.
The members of The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists are experts at determining the right low vision glasses for your needs. Each activity has different vision, lighting and distance requirements. The doctor will listen to those requirements and determine the best low vision glasses for your level of vision. Low vision glasses will be demonstrated during the low vision examination so you can see the difference for yourself.
The members of The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists are experts at helping you work on the computer. Whether it is emails you want to read and return or websites you want to visit, the doctor will determine which low vision glasses work best. Low vision glasses will be demonstrated during the low vision examination so you can see the difference for yourself.