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Perhaps the most difficult aspect about having Low Vision is becoming dependent on other people. Asking family members or close friends to take over some (or many) of your daily activities can be traumatic and cause feelings of anger, resentment, or shame.

No one wants to live like this, and you don’t have to.

Medicine has advanced over the years, with innovative and groundbreaking technologies becoming the norm. Why not make this work for YOU?

IALVS doctors offer their patients a wide range of Low Vision prescription glasses and aids that can give you back the independence you so cherish. Prescription Low Vision Glasses as well as Products like electronic magnifiers, magnifying spectacles (worn just like traditional eyeglasses), E-Scoop® glasses, prism glasses, and hand magnifiers are just some of the tools that can improve your life. With the right kind of aids, you won’t need to rely on others.

Organization Phone Number Email Website
State Department of Rehabilitation, Division for the blind and V.I.
California Department of Rehabilitation (916) 324-1313
American Foundation for the Blind 212-502-7600
American Optometric Association, Low Vision Section 800-365-2219 Online
American Academy of Optometry, Low Vision Section/Diplomate Program (321) 319-4860
(844) 323-EYES (3937)
US Department of Veterans Affairs, Visual Impairment Centers 202-461-7317
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 1-888-657-7323
American Macular Degeneration Foundation 413.268.7660
1.888.MACULAR (1.888.622.8527)
International Academy of Low Vision Specialists 1-888-771-8383