104 – Introduction to Low Vision

OD Fee $30

CE Hours = 1

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 3.4 million Americans 40 years and older are blind or visually impaired. These patients may require examination modifications in the primary eye care setting, or request or warrant referrals to low vision rehabilitation clinics for further interventions. This lecture seeks to review definitions related to vision impairment, considerations when providing primary eye care to affected patients, and indications for referrals to low vision rehabilitation.