Contact lenses and Low Vision Aids

Contact lenses are devices made of medical grade plastic materials used mainly for correction of refractive error. They offer a more active spectacle free life, greater cosmestic acceptability, better & clearer images, lack of misting and a wider field of view than spectacles.

Low vision evaluation is a process that helps to assess the visual needs of a person with low vision. An ophthalmologist or optometrist who specializes in low vision, performs a comprehensive visual function evaluation using special charts. After thorough examination, the ophthalmologist gives advice on the following:

  • Optimum use of vision
  • The low vision aids or devices required and their usage.
  • The best adaptation to home, school, the workplace and nearby surroundings.