Impaired vision: vision that cannot be corrected by glasses, contacts or through use of therapeutic or surgical treatments and impairs one’s ability to function normally.
Common causes are: macular degeneration (leading cause of vision impairment for those over 65), diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, retinitis pigmentosa, corneal diseases, optic nerve atrophy and strokes.
If you or a loved one has low vision, the first step is a low vision evaluation where Dr. McBryar will determine what vision is available that will respond to the special low vision aids. Once we determine what works best, Dr. McBryar will review your choices with you.
Double vision is common after a head injury or stroke. It is vital to the rehabilitation process that double vision is treated as soon as possible; the overall rehabilitation will otherwise be significantly delayed.
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation is a sub-specialty of optometry that focuses on the variety of visual disorders that occur as a result of brain injuries, developmental delay or other neurological disorders.