January 2016 - Exercise for People Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision
People with low vision can be active in many ways! Before you start an exercise routine, however, talk with your medical doctor and your eye doctor, since bending, lifting, or rapid movement can affect some medical and eye conditions.
Sometimes the rules are modified, sometimes adaptive techniques are used, and other times adaptive equipment may be required. It is important to continue to exercise.
If you have lost vision from
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinitis Pigmentosa
- Stargt's Disease
And want to remain active, consult an International Academy of Low Vision Specialists Optometrist today for a comprehensive low vision exam to determine the best and safest ways to remain active with low vision.