Low vision

Baja visión

Based on a thorough and complete patient examination, the medical team of the Institut defines a number of optical and non-optical aids to help enhance the patient's visual ability, allowing him/her to adapt to the new situation.

  • Optical aids:magnifiers, microscopes, telemicroscopes, telescopes.
  • Non-optical aids:large print, writing guides, everyday objects (watches speakers, threaders, special filters, various types of lighting).
  • Electronic aids:television magnifiers, closed circuit TV (CCTV).

The purpose of low vision unit is to provide visually impaired people with strategies to help them to carry out daily activities.