Have you ever wondered what those numbers on your eyeglass prescription actually mean? Although reading an eye chart is a fairly simple test, it provides a very accurate way to measure your visual ...View Article
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Our clinic, the Low Vision & Binocular Vision Clinic of Florida is different in that we specialize in low vison exams and rehabilitation. Our Doctor, Dr. Edward J. Huggett, believes that each patient should “walk out with better vision than when they walked in”. We do not directly address your eye disease, instead, we determine how much functional vi-sion you have and then we determine what optics, magnification or device is needed so you can see the things that you want to see. Due to advances in this industry, there are now high-powered telescopic eyeglasses and other devices available that most likely will help you. In most cases, as long as there is some vision, that vison can be improved. And if Dr. Huggett cannot help you, there is no out-of-pocket-charge for the exam. Our ultimate goal is to help you regain functional vision and independence.
Basically, low vision is the term used to describe a visual impairment that can't be corrected fully with glasses or contact lenses. It is having difficulty seeing what you want or need to see even with your best prescription glasses or contact lenses. It could be as basic as not being able to read directions on food packaging or as complex as not seeing well enough to drive. Low vision is not a specific disease, but a problem as to how your vision functions typically, as the result of an eye disease such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, cataract, etc. or something you are born with such as Nystagmus.
Low vision includes:
If you are tired of being told that there is nothing that can be done with your low vision then you have come to the right place. We specialize in low vision exams and vision rehabilitation. There are high powered telescopic eyeglasses and other devices that most likely will help you, too. As long as there is some vision, that vision can be made better in most cases. And if Dr. Huggett can't help you, then there is no out of pocket charge for the exam.