What is Low Vision?
Approximately 14 million Americans, about one in every twenty people, have low vision.
What Causes Low Vision?
Low vision can result from a variety of diseases, disorders, and injuries that affect the eye. Many people with low vision have age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy. Age-related macular degeneration accounts for nearly 75 percent of all cases of low vision.