Vision problems that can not be corrected by ordinary glasses, contact lenses, medication or sugery are referred to as low vision. These problems are caused by genetic factor, injury, disease or effects of aging. Some of the most common diagnosed causes include: macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma, and stroke. Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind provides comprehensive low vision care that includes: consultations with our low vision, optometrists for a low vision evaluation, consultations with our rehabilitation professionals, who can help you adjust to the activities of daily living and adjust to the psychological and social issues that can make living with low vision challenging. Consultations with our assistive technology specialist, who will recommend non-optical devices that use large print and/or speech output
Our hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm by appointment.
Referrals are not always needed.
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