Low vision and visual rehabilitation services helps patients with mild visual impairment to legal blindness. These patients suffer from macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa.
An occupational therapist works with patients to enhance the independence in daily activities.
There are many types of assistive devices that are available to assist the patients with low vision which include special glasses and other magnification devices, large print reading materials. Other aids include computer software, special glasses and large print reading materials.