The diagnosis of low vision due to age, such as macular degeneration, often comes with more consequences than just the inability to see. A new study by the National Eye Institute (NEI) reports that patients with low vision experience twice the depression that the blind experience and five times more depression compared with normal populations. The study brought together mental health and eye care professionals to study the causes of depression in those diagnosed with low-vision due to age. Learn what you can do to help!
If you or a loved one are now having problems seeing and doing the things you have enjoyed, Dr. Lucy Yen can help. If you have been told by your eye doctor that a change in your eyeglass prescription will not help you see any better, call Dr. Yen who is trained to design special glasses that can make a difference.
Dr. Yen is using miniaturized binoculars or telescopes to help people who have lost vision from:
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinitis Pigmentosa
- Macular Degeneration: Wet or Dry
- Stargardt’s Disease
- Glaucoma & other vision limiting conditions
Dr. Yen Offers You:
- A Complimentary Phone Consultation with Doctor
- Low Vision Evaluation
- Specialized Low Vision Eyeglasses
- Low Vision Nutritional Information