Looking after patients with Low Vision
Members are reminded to use the Letter of Visual Impairment for patients with low vision who are not registered as sight impaired (partial sight) or severe sight impaired (blind) who may benefit from referral to social services.
There are many benefits to registration - click here for more information.
Many patients with visual impairment, including those who are not eligible for registration, may benefit from a home visit from a rehabilitation officer. Their contact details can be accessed here.
The Eye Clinic Liason Officer employed by 'Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Service' can provides support for all patients with visual impairment - for more information watch this short video - her contact details are here.
A directory of Local Services for people with low vision in Leeds is available for download.
If you are looking for support in delivering low vision services, VISUALISE
are a company who have been running an excellent low vision roadshow in order to engage Optometrists & Opticians.