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Low Vision Aids

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Paul Thomson (optometrist) assessing Elaine for a Low Vision Aid

When glasses no longer help you to see and read what you want to, a Low Vision Aid may be able to help. At MertonVision we aim to maximise the vision that you have, using a range of Low Vision Aids e.g. magnifiers, telescopes etc

We hold a Low Vision Aid assessment session on the first Tuesday of the month. A Rehabilitation Officer trained in Low Vision will talk with you to identify what help you need.   A specially trained and qualified Optician will measure your vision and how well you see contrast (faintness).  Using this information we will aim to maximise your vision using an Low Vision Aid.  We will teach you how to use the Low Vision Aid and how to make the most of your vision.

To arrange an Low Vision Aid assessment contact us at MertonVision to schedule an appointment. This service is free to you (funded by NHS) and any Low Vision Aids that are issued are on a permanent loan basis for as long as they are useful to you.

If you or anyone you know would like to benefit from this service please contact us. 020 8540 5446

Merton Voluntary Association for the Blind, Charity No. 1075388, registered company no 3758661
The Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road, Colliers Wood, SW19 2DX
Email us at: info@mertonvision.org.uk, or telephone: 020 8540 5446