Low-Vision Services: Getting the Help You Need

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Highlight Clips

Dr. Belinda Weinberg explains the difference between low vision and legal blindness.
Sean Curry and Dr. Weinberg discuss local resources for individuals with vision impairment.
Dr. Weinberg and Sean share how they address fears of vision loss with patients.

About

BrightFocus Foundation hosted this Access Live event entitled “Low-Vision Services: Getting the Help You Need.” The event featured Belinda Weinberg, OD  and Sean Curry, MPH, of the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington, who shared information and resources for people who have little or no vision. Specific topics of discussion included the importance of emotional and familial support for those experiencing vision loss or blindness, tips for maintaining optimism, and how to prevent or slow the progression of vision loss.

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