Low Vision & Community Sevice

Low Vision Services help serve patients with partial loss of Sigtht. Individuals requiring these services often have congenital or acquired sight reducing conditions such as Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Stroke & Glaucoma.

An Optometric Evaluation will indicate if prescribing Low Vision Aids would benefit the patient. Consett opticians free all

We may advise Electronic Video Magnification,Telescopes, Microscopes, Magnifiers Or Other Low Vision Aids.

This allows for patients to achieve a better level of vision performance for their occupational, Vocational and Personal Needs.

Definition of low vision? by Low vision services consensus group 1999:

"A person with low vision is one who has an impairment of vision function for whom full remediation is not possible by conventional spectacles, contact lenses or medical intervention and, which causes restriction in that person's everyday life. This definition includes, but is not limited to those who are registered as blind and partially sighted"

For more Information call us on 01207 590111 consett

Opticians At Home your opticians of choice

E-mail: opticiansathome@hotmail.com contact lenses free trial hexham nhs free lenses

Izhak Simkin BSc MCOptom Dip BM Senior Optometrist/Director Full eye test including glaucoma and diabetic screening conducted using state of the art portable equipment free to over 60's and nhs patients free home delivery consett county durham opticians personal fitting no hidden extras only qualified optometrists