Dr. Long working with a patient who is wearing bioptics

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Your Trusted Low Vision Specialist: Serving Bloomington, Clarksville, and Evansville, Indiana.

Hello to our dedicated patients and esteemed referring physicians,At Midwest Low Vision, our commitment has always been to ensure specialized ...
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What is the Difference between Wet and Dry Macular Degeneration?

Dr. Long's latest addition to the Midwest Low Vision YouTube playlist, "What is Macular Degeneration?" ...
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Choroideremia. What is it? Can Low Vision Help?

While choroideremia is rare, affecting only 1 in 50,000 to 100,000, I've seen several patients with this condition for low ...
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Top Ten Tips to Promote Low Vision Independence

Promoting INDEPENDENCE for Low Vision Patients. Independence is at the heart of what I do for patients as a low ...
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Unlocking a Brighter World: A Life-Changing Journey with Bioptic Telescopic Glasses!

Here is a great example of why I continue to practice low vision care. Of course, there is no typical ...
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Low Vision and Blindness Accessibility in Hospitals

Holly, our lead low vision technician, and also a patient with Stargardt Disease, was invited along with another individual with ...
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How is a Low Vision Refraction Different?

A refraction is the "one or two?" test. We use it to determine your glasses prescription. What if you have ...
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Helping Patients Read Music

This sweet patient (see photo) brought her dulcimer, music stand, clip-on lamp, and sheet music so that we could accurately ...
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Learn more about how Dr. Long prescribes Reading Telescopic Glasses

Click the photo below to learn more about the kit Dr. Long designed to help himself and other doctors more ...
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Dr. Long Sees Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

I have accidentally become a neuro-optometrist.  Patients with TBI and other neurological deficits often have low vision…so I see them ...
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