Low Vision Clinic

The Low Vision Clinic is a clinic for people who have visual impairment when medical treatment is no longer suitable or is unable to retrieve lost vision. The most common conditions are Age related macular degeneration, Diabetic retinopathy, Glaucoma, untreated cataracts and Nystagmus (continuous uncontrolled to and fro movement of the eyes). However we can see a whole variety of visual impairments.

The Clinic helps in enhancing the existing potential vision of the patients

Difficulties dealt

  • Recognizing faces at distance
  • Watching TV
  • Seeing black board (for students)
  • Reading fine print / writing
  • Computer tasks / Mobile tasks
  • Glare problems

Most common conditions seen in the clinic

  • Congenital cataract / Aphakia
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Albinism
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Age related macular degeneration
  • Heredomacular degeneration (eg: Stargardt’s disease)
  • Glaucoma
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic nerve problems (eg: Optic atrophy)
Low Vision