Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 2

Disorders Encountered Low Vision

Niraj Kafle1*, Swastika Adhikari1 and Aparajita Kar2

1BSc Optometry 4th Year Intern Optometrist, Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore, India
2Assistant Professor, Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore, India

*Corresponding Author: Niraj Kafle, BSc Optometry 4th Year Intern Optometrist, Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore, India.

Received: December 29, 2022; Published: January 30, 2023


In the practice of eye care "LOW VISION" has a specific meaning as defined by WHO”. A person with low vision is one who has impairment of visual functioning even after treatment and/or standard refractive correction, and has a visual acuity of less than 6/18 to light perception, or a visual field of less than 10 degree from the point of fixation, but who uses, or is potentially able to use, vision for planning and/or execution of a task”. 

Keywords: Low Vision; WHO; Vision Rehabilitation


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Citation: ANiraj Kafle., et al. “Disorders Encountered Low Vision".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 6.2 (2023): 40-46.


Copyright: © 2022 Niraj Kafle., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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