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As part of the service, Lvsw accredited practitioners may prescribe a number of low vision aids (lvas) to patients of the service where appropriate.
National survey of blindness and low vision after 14 years will contribute to improve the eye health system.
Many of these conditions are more common in older people, but a person shouldn't expect to have low vision just because of aging.
Becker will be discussing conditions that cause low vision from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The term "low vision" is defined as a visual impairment that cannot be restored with corrective devices, medical therapy, or surgical treatment.
The WHO, working definition of low vision (WHO, 1992) is as follows: A person with low vision is one who has impairment of visual functioning even after treatment and/or standard refractive correction, and has a visual acuity of less than 6/18 to light perception or a visual field of less than 10 degrees from the point of fixation, but who uses or is potentially able to use, vision of the planning and/or execution of a task.
Aid and rehabilitation for school-age children with low vision is very important to increase their social communication skills and to ensure that they receive education of the same caliber as healthy children (3, 4).
En la actualidad, para los pacientes con limitacion visual hay varias graficas que miden amplios rangos de agudeza visual, como la de Feinbloom, la del ETDRS (Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study), la del Low Vision Book y la tarjeta Runge Low Vision Card; en los ninos, se utilizan se utilizan las figuras de Lea Symbols[R] (6,7).
According to the World Health Organization's VISION 2020 report, the prevention and rehabilitation of low vision is among the primary global objectives.
This paper acknowledges that most occupational therapists encounter low vision as a complication in clients with other functional impairments and medical conditions and few have the opportunity to become specialists in low vision.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 29, 2016-New England Low Vision and Blindness Acquires Vision Dynamics

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