What are the treatment options for visual impairments?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Treatment options range from corrective lenses for minor visual impairment to surgical removal or repair of the eye for more serious conditions. Medications such as eye drops are another treatment option. Age-related visual impairment treatments might be as simple as needing extra light for tasks, wearing sunglasses that cause no glare, or using magnifying glasses.

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