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    Low Vision Aid Clinic

Low Vision is a terminology for Visual impaired people whose visual acuity cannot be improved either quantitatively or qualitatively by any surgical or optical means. The vision rehabilitation centre trains these low vision patients to overcome their visual impairment by using magnifying glasses to carry out their daily task independently.

A person with low vision is one who has impairment of Visual functions even after treatment or standard refractory correction and who has a Best Corrected Visual Acuity of less than 6/18 (20/60) to light perception and visual field loss of less than 10 degrees from the point of fixation, but who uses or is potentially able to use vision for the planning and execution of task. Low Vision Clinic was started in October 2005 in our hospital