Low Vision Services
Dr. Finn is excited to offer low vision services to the local community as well as treatment and management of ocular diseases.
Low vision is defined as vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, medications or surgery. One in every 20 Americans is estimated to have low vision. There are large numbers of resources and products that can help people with low vision live a full and independent life.
He works with visually impaired individuals to determine which low vision device works best for their needs. Some devices include, but not limited to:
- Hand-Held illuminated magnifiers
- Illuminated stand magnifiers
- Monocular telescopes
- Binocular telescopes
- Hand-held electronic magnifier
- Absorptive lenses
Dr. Finn’s goal is to help the patient with low vision perform their everyday tasks. At the initial visit, Dr. Finn assesses the patients’ vision and how well the person is using his/her vision. Based on the patients’ goals and vision, low vision devices are selected. Several visits may be necessary for complete assessment.