Prismatic Magnifying Readers, when combined with enhanced illumination, often improve binocular reading ability. An individual whose vision is in the range of 20/40 to 20/200, and is relatively equal in both eyes, can benefit.
Dr. Randolph Kinkade, Connecticut’s only full-time low vision optometrist and founding member to the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists, discusses macular degeneration treatment with high-powered prismatic glasses.
You have “low vision” when you cannot see well enough to do the things you like and need to do.
There are effective ways to minimize the vision problems macular degeneration creates. You can see better…not perfect…but definitely better. Magnification is the key to improving what you want to see.
Dry macular degeneration is far more common, develops slowly over time and is caused by the build-up of waste material (drusen). There is currently no medical treatment for dry macular degeneration. Supplements (AREDS2 formula with lutein and zeaxanthine)…
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