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!

Struggling With Low Vision? We Can Help!

September 30, 2022

Most people experience some degree of vision loss as they age. But if your eye problems have made basic daily tasks difficult…

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Dealing with Vision Loss? These Low Vision Aids Can Help

June 25, 2022

If you have low vision, it’s easy to get discouraged. Fortunately, low vision aids enable you to make the most of your…

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Dating With Low Vision

March 16, 2022

For people with low vision, the logistics of dating can sometimes feel overwhelming. Your visual needs can change the dynamics of how…

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4 Signs You Have a Visual Contrast Sensitivity Problem

February 27, 2022

Contrast sensitivity allows you to tell the difference between the foreground and background. It’s a crucial aspect of your visual function, particularly…

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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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