If you struggle with low vision, Dr. Edward Paul, OD, PhD, in Charlotte and Wilmington, NC, may be able to help. Call today for answers to your frequently asked questions regarding low vision.
What Is Low Vision?
Low vision is a term for eye conditions that can’t be improved through the use of regular glasses, contact lenses, surgery, or other means. People with low vision may be unable to drive a vehicle or read a newspaper. Daily activities that many take for granted are not possible for those struggling with low vision because they see the world through a disabling blur.
What Causes Low Vision?
There are several causes of low vision, including:
- Macular degeneration due to aging
- Chronic diseases such as diabetes or glaucoma
- Injury to the eye
Depending upon what’s causing your low vision, Dr. Edward Paul, OD, Phd, in Wilmington and Charlotte, may be able to improve it. Dr. Edward Paul is an expert in low vision rehabilitation and has specialized training in the magification and high-powered optics needed to treat this condition.
Do I Have Low Vision?
If you have trouble completing normal, everyday tasks such as recognizing faces, watching television, reading a computer screen, or distinguishing between colors, it could be due to low vision. Symptoms of low vision include:
- Night blindness
- Loss of central or peripheral vision
If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, call Dr. Edward Paul, OD, Phd, today. He can help make life a little easier for those who have trouble seeing the world clearly.
How Is Low Vision Treated?
While there’s no way to completely correct low vision, it is possible to change the way you view the world. Your quality of life may be greatly improved through the use of special lenses, tinted eyewear, and magnification instruments. Call today to book your appointment for the diagnosis and treatment of low vision in Wilmington and Charlotte, NC.