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Low vision aids

Low vision aids

Overview

People with partial vision loss can use low vision aids to help them continue to read and perform other tasks that use near vision. Low vision aids include magnifiers, binoculars, high power reading glasses, and electronic video magnifiers.

Review Date 4/18/2021

Updated by: Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.