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!

What’s the Difference Between Low Vision and Blindness?

December 23, 2021

Low vision doesn’t mean blindness. It simply means that a portion of your vision is impaired, and you can continue to enjoy…

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Wet AMD and Visual Hallucinations

October 29, 2021

Any eye condition, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that results in vision loss can lead to a person experiencing visual hallucinations. Wet…

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How Does Multiple Sclerosis Affect Vision?

September 28, 2021

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease where the immune system attacks healthy nerve cells. The protective coating of these cells, known as…

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Summary of the 14th Annual Meeting of The International Academy of Low Vision Specialists

March 1, 2019

San Antonio, Texas – Throughout a three-day weekend on November 9-11, 2018, the 14th annual conference of The International Academy of Low…

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Help for Patients for Macular Degeneration

July 21, 2018

People who have vision loss commonly experience depression, anxiety, and confusion. The consequences of vision loss however, often extend beyond the person…

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