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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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Better Low Vision Newsletter, Improving Low Vision Care

I've been serving the low vision needs of partially-sighted and legally blind patients for over twenty-five years. I have established ...
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“Eigenzeit.” Staying in the Low Vision Care ‘Zone.’

We schedule low vision patients for 60 minutes at our main office and 75 minutes at satellite offices (I usually ...
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Are you a Doctor Visiting our Site?

Who should you refer for advanced low vision care and is it your responsibility to do so?  Are you a ...
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Is there such a thing as a “typical” day in low vision care?

Is there such a thing as a typical day of low vision care? When caring for the functional vision wants ...
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Meet Holly, our newest low vision technician!

Introducing our newest Midwest Low Vision employee, Holly! 👋 Casey has been working closely with Holly as she will be ...
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Maximally Effective Low Vision Care

Practicing maximally effective low vision care requires open-minded empathy coupled with knowledge and creativity. To be maximally effective I feel ...
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