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September 11, 2012
NEI Low Vision Profiles: Erin Kerkhoff
Millions of Americans lose some of their sight every year. While vision loss can affect anyone at any age, low vision is most common for those over age 65. When you have low vision, eyeglasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery may not help. Activities like reading, shopping, cooking, writing, and watching TV may be hard to do. Learn more by watching people with vision loss make use of their remaining vision and continue to maintain their independence.
This page last reviewed on May 1, 2015