Saturday, December 24, 2011

Tablets & Smart Phones Good Low Vision Aids

"New technology such as smartphones and tablet computers can offer the estimated 21 million people in the United States who have low vision a chance at improved sight, vision experts say. People with low vision have extremely limited sight that interferes with daily activities. Those vision losses can’t be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication or surgery, according to" So goes the post on UticaOD. "But technological devices can improve the useful vision of low-vision patients by enlarging print and images, said Dr. Robert J. Blumthal, an optometrist working with low-vision patients at The Prairie Eye Center in Springfield, Ill." Read more.

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