UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute The Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute
by name
Afshari, Natalie A. Borooah, Shyamanga Brown, Stuart I. Camp, Andrew Chao, Daniel L. Do, Jiun Ferreyra, Henry A. Freeman, William R. Goldbaum, Michael H. Granet, David B. Haw, Weldon W. Heichel, Chris W. Kikkawa, Don O. Kline, Lanning Korn, Bobby S. Lee, Jeffrey E. Liu, Catherine Y. Moghimi, Sasan Movaghar, Mansoor Nguyen, Thao P. Nudleman, Eric Robbins, Shira L. Rudell, Jolene Savino, Peter J. Slight, Rigby Spencer, Doran B. Vasile, Cristiana Weinreb, Robert N. Welsbie, Derek S.
by specialty
Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cornea & Refractive Surgery Glaucoma Neuro-Ophthalmology Ophthalmic Genetics Ophthalmic Pathology Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Optometry & Low Vision Pediatric Ophthalmology & Eye Alignment Disorders Refractive Surgery / LASIK Retina & Vitreous Thyroid Eye Clinic Uveitis
by condition
AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) Cataracts Corneal Conditions Cosmetic Surgery Diabetic Retinopathy Eye Movement Disorders Glaucoma Hereditary (Genetic) Disorders Low Vision Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Pediatric Conditions Refractive Errors Retinal Diseases Strabismus (Strabimus) Thyroid Eye Disease Uveitis

Low Vision

People who have eye disease that is not correctable with standard refractive glasses, medical treatment or a surgical procedure, yet do have some remaining vision are term "low vision". The term encompasses the entire range of minimal refractive problems down to people who can just see motion. People with Low Vision have difficulty carrying out their daily activities or performing a job. They are unable to read their mail or see the television clearly. Walking or traveling may be
difficult.

The Shiley Eye Institute offers help to patients with Low Vision through a comprehensive rehabilitative process. By using specialized optics, teaching a patient to see around the damaged part of the visual system and developing a better localization patterns, patients learn to make the best use of their remaining vision, enabling many to return to the daily routines disrupted by vision loss.

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La Jolla, CA 92093-0946

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