The chief complaint requiring a magnifier
Reading is the number one complaint of our low vision patients. Thankfully many forms of magnification can help in most cases in the form of traditional magnifiers. While this might not be the magic pair of eyeglasses that they were hoping for, restoring their vision and working distance to what it once was, it can be a necessary tool.
Magnifiers come in different varieties, hand held, stand or dome, with or without light, have a replaceable or rechargeable battery and now one even has a self-charging console. However finding the right magnifier for your patients’ needs and the proper amount of magnification is only half the battle. Many of our low vision patients often find them difficult to use, using improperly or unknowingly are using the wrong amount of power. Here are some magnifier tips that may help.
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