The IALVS Blog

Read all the latest information on low vision, low vision devices and new options to improve your vision and quality of life. Find articles about new treatments, telescopic lenses, prisms and other options for improving your eye sight. Check back often to stay updated!

Case Study: Helping A Young Lady With Stargardt Disease Get Her Life Back

April 22, 2024

As members of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS), we strive to help patients make the most of their vision…

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The Emotional and Psychological Effects of Vision Loss & How IALVS Can Help

April 5, 2024

April marks Stress Awareness Month, making it a relevant time to address the intersection of stress, depression, and vision loss — a…

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The Role of a Healthy Diet in Preserving Eye Health and Vision

March 26, 2024

March is National Nutrition Month when we focus on the importance of making good dietary choices to preserve our overall health. This…

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Exploring the Latest Research Insights on Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

February 5, 2024

When looking into the latest research on age-related macular degeneration (AMD), there are some critical findings about the intricate relationship between night-time…

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Season’s Greetings and Message for 2024 from IALVS

December 22, 2023

Season’s Greetings and Our Commitment to Low Vision in 2024  In this season of joy and reflection, the International Academy of Low…

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How Can Diabetes Cause Low Vision?

June 11, 2023

Diabetes is a prevalent condition that impacts the lives of nearly 3 million Americans. As diabetes affects the blood, it can have…

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Navigating the Road with Low Vision: the Role of Aids and Devices

February 1, 2023

Hitting the road with low vision can be a challenging task, but with the help of various low vision aids and devices,…

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Peripheral Vision Loss? Side Vision Awareness Glasses Can Help

January 1, 2023

Normal peripheral vision allows you to be aware of your surroundings to the right, left, and above and below your line of…

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How to Read With Low Vision 

December 15, 2022

People with low vision often struggle with reading due to eye conditions such as glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa, and macular degeneration.  There are…

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Can You Drive With Macular Degeneration?

November 15, 2022

For many, the ability to drive a car means freedom, control and independence. But as a person ages, they may develop certain…

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