Eyecare Business

OCT 2016

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L.S., a 55 year old male of asian ethnicity was referred to low vision by a fellow optometrist. He had a minor stroke which resulted in his drivers license being suspended. The loss of independence made life extremely difficult for this independent business owner. Low Vision & The Suspended Drivers License RESULTS The obvious solution was bioptic telescopic glasses. However, his lack of an anatomical nasal bridge made the fitting of the telescope a real challenge. As can be seen in the images below, a customized bridge extender had to be created for the bioptic to be in the correct position. Patient LS Wearing 2.2 X Bioptic Telescope Glasses For Driving CASE STUDY Diagnosis: Stroke with reduction of acuity BDVA: OD 20/60 OD 20/70 BNVA: 4M at 16inches VF: Full Field CSF: Normal Color: D-15 Normal GOALS FOR LOW VISION EXAM Driving: remove suspension from license. See traffic signals and road signs. Call for details: (951) 286 -2020 Or visit: OptometricPracticeConsultants.com Low Vision Care An idea whose time has come! Interested in Low Vision Training? Registration is now open for the following dates in 2017 January 7-12 February 18-23 March 18-23 Dr. Richard Shuldiner, Founder, International Academy of Low Vision Specialists Every patient is returned to the referring doctor after low vision services are complete . HAVE A PATIENT TO REFER? THE IALVS TOLL FREE HOT LINE IS AVAILABLE TO PATIENTS AND REFERRING DOCTORS: (888) 778-2030

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