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If you or a loved one has lost some of your ability to see, learn how to make the most of your remaining vision. Turn to Essentia Health for therapy from skilled rehabilitation specialists who can help you find new ways of doing your favorite activities.
Low vision is a visual impairment that can’t be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery.
Low vision makes it difficult to see well enough to do everyday tasks. You may have low vision if you experience:
At your first appointment, a certified ophthalmic medical technologist or occupational therapist will conduct an assessment. Your provider will work with you to develop a personalized care plan that may include:
You’ll need a referral from your primary care provider or a specialist for this service.