2450 E. Guadalupe Rd., Suite 107, Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Desert Vista Eye Specialists,PC

Coping With the Challenges Relating to Vision Loss

Losing ones vision is one of the greatest life challenges that one can experience. However difficult a condition it may be, there are vision aids that can help patients cope with the struggle.

Fortunately, vision disorders like corneal disease or diabetic retinopathy can be treated. On the other hand, there are conditions that cannot be treated, leading to vision loss. However, the biggest challenge with vision problems is the emotional toll on the patient.

To better cope with vision problems, therapeutic counseling can help. It alleviates the negative feelings of helplessness, depression, anxiety and loneliness, which generally occur in people who lost their vision during their adult life.

Counseling also contributes to a better understanding of the grief relating to vision problems. It also educates loved ones on how to deal with the emotional and physiological challenges being experienced by the patient.

Adjustment class can also teach the patient how to deal with the vision disorder through alternative mobility techniques and confidence-building.

Of course, low-vision devices can greatly help alleviate the challenges. Glasses and contact lenses are the common aids. Other popular vision aids include reading prisms and magnifying glasses.

Nontraditional options include braille, check guides, assisted-reading software and large-print media.

If you or a loved one is struggling with vision problems, it pays to speak with a doctor regarding the condition. With advice and recommendations, you can make an intelligent choice as to whats the most helpful vision aid that best suits your predicament.


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Most Comprehensive vision care in the valley

Desert Vista Eye Specialists offer diagnosis and treatment for many vision related issues. Their extensive knowledge and experience are the cornerstones for providing the most comprehensive vision care in the valley.

2450 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Suite 107

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Ophthalmologist Dr. Eason is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology with over 14 years of experience. He has performed thousands of eye surgeries. Dr. Eason and his staff are committed to providing high-quality eye care in a professional and friendly manner.

James E. Hunt, MD Bio is coming soon.