The Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology Reminds Older Adults to Have a Comprehensive Eye Exam if They Notice Signs of Low Vision
Technology and tools can help seniors with low vision maintain their independence
Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65, and one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.[i] As part of its support for Senior Independence Month this July, the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology along with the American Academy of Ophthalmology – the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons – is providing older adults with low vision guidance on how to make the most of their remaining sight and keep their independence.
The Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology is committed to preserving quality eye care in our great state. We invite practicing ophthalmologists and members-in-training in Oklahoma to join their state specialty society. OAO members receive: