People who have eye disease that is not correctable with standard refractive glasses, medical treatment or a surgical procedure, yet do have some remaining vision are term "low vision". The term encompasses the entire range of minimal refractive problems down to people who can just see motion. People with Low Vision have difficulty carrying out their daily activities or performing a job. They are unable to read their mail or see the television clearly. Walking or traveling may be
The Shiley Eye Institute offers help to patients with Low Vision through a comprehensive rehabilitative process. By using specialized optics, teaching a patient to see around the damaged part of the visual system and developing a better localization patterns, patients learn to make the best use of their remaining vision, enabling many to return to the daily routines disrupted by vision loss.
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