39th Low Vision Awareness Program

The 39th Low Vision Awareness Program, a joint initiative by LVPEI and India Vision Institute, was organized at the Institute's Hyderabad campus on 26-27 April 2019. It had around 74 participants (7 international and 67 national) comprising low vision practitioners, rehabilitation professionals and trainees, optometrists and ophthalmologists.   Through an interesting mix of didactic lectures, case studies, hands-on sessions and quiz, the program focused on integrating low vision and rehabilitation services in the clinical practice. The essential components of enhancing the residual vision and using sensory substitution measures had stood out clearly throughout the sessions with the ultimate aim of improving their quality of life. 

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