Cerritos Low Vision Optometrist
Being told that there’s nothing more that can be done to utilize your vision can feel like the end of the world, but what if we told you there’s actually hope?
A low vision optometrist can help you utilize your remaining vision with various low vision aids and tools. These aids and devices can enable you to read, use a computer, and do other daily tasks with confidence. Contact us to see if low vision glasses and other aids are suitable for you.
A low vision optometrist diagnoses and manages eye conditions and diseases that cause low vision.
Low vision is described as a visual impairment that can’t be corrected with traditional eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery.
The ultimate goal for a low vision optometrist like Dr. Esther Ahn is to allow patients to regain their independence and confidence while doing the everyday activities they love. Dr. Esther Ahn is also a member of the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS). She is a part of a network of low vision optometrists that have studied extensively, and have experience in providing exceptional low vision care.
Common Causes of Low Vision
Low vision is caused by a variety of eye conditions, such as wet and dry macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, ocular albinism, retinitis pigmentosa, and other conditions that cause visual impairment.
How We Can Help
Our low vision optometrist will assess your functional vision and determine the best course of treatment to help you maximize your remaining vision. This may involve prescribing low vision aids, such as low vision glasses (bioptic telescope glasses, prism glasses, and E-scoop glasses) and devices that magnify vision. Examples include CCTV and video magnifiers.
Set Up a Low Vision Consultation
No matter the root cause of your low vision, we’re eager to help you improve your quality of life. Our experienced and compassionate team of low vision optometrists and staff will work together to ensure that you receive personalized care.
Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about our low vision services.