Low Vision in Hamilton? We can help.
Over two million Canadians suffer from low vision. Low vision, or impaired vision, is vision loss that cannot be remedied by the use of regular eyeglasses, contact lenses, or medical surgeries and treatments.
Here at Mountain Eye Care, we are Hamilton’s top vision aid facility, so we offer a wide range of help to those with low vision including specialized optometrists, training on the proper devices and procuring funding for obtaining these devices
Read on to learn more about Mountain Eye Care and how we can assist those with low vision.
There are many causes for the onset of low vision, but the most common cases being: hereditary conditions, eye injury or trauma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts. People who have low vision are still able to manage daily tasks with the help of vision tools and optical solutions that Mountain Eye Care can help to provide.
The Right Help
Our Hamilton facility is well equipped to offer assistance to all of our patients who have low vision by providing specialized options at Mountain Eye Care. We staff qualified low vision optometrists who are highly trained and fully licensed to provide specific assistance to low vision patients.
We can help to train you on any optical and electronic devices that serve those with low vision needs. We can also provide our patients with further information and resources pertaining to vision rehabilitation services in the Hamilton area. Mountain Eye Care is also the only Hamilton facility that can help with obtaining ADP funding for our patients.
The Assistive Devices Program, or ADP for short, provides consumer support and funding to Ontario residents who have long-term physical disabilities. The ADP offers access to personalized assistive devices that help each individual with their basic needs. The program’s funding can cover anywhere between 75% to 100% of the cost of these devices.
Our staff can help our patients in accessing the ADP for funding by facilitating the necessary paperwork and submitting it to the government. Once approved, funding can be relayed directly through our office.
Mountain Eye Care is Hamilton’s only ADP approved office, so we are happy to assist our patients in obtaining personalized assistive devices for low vision. Our staff can also help you in learning how to correctly use these devices, as they require patience and practice to use effectively.
Located in Hamilton, Mountain Eye Care can provide low vision services and assistance to those who need it most. So make an appointment online or drop by our facility today.