National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)

Low Vision - For Health Professionals and Community Educators

Resources and Materials:
Low Vision - For Health Professionals and Community Educators

When nothing more can be done for a patient from a medical or surgical standpoint, vision rehabilitation can make a world of difference to a person adjusting to vision loss and should be considered part of the continuum of care.

Watch this video and share it with your colleagues to learn more about how you can help your patients with low vision make the most of their remaining vision and improve their quality of life by referring them for vision rehabilitation services.

NEI: Living With Low Vision: Stories of Hope and Independence

Educational Resources to Use with Patients

What you should know about low vision booklet

Order the What you should know about low vision booklet with complementary DVD to help patients learn more about the benefits of vision rehabilitation.

Download booklet (English) PDF*

Download booklet (Spanish) PDF*

Watch the video and Patient Profiles (English)

Watch the video and Patient Profiles (Spanish)

Ojo con su visión: Sepa qué hacer si tiene baja visión

Order the ¡Ojo con su visión: Sepa qué hacer si tiene baja visión booklet to help Spanish-speaking people with vision loss better understand low vision and how to get help and live more safely and independently.

Living with Low Vision Educational Module

First slide of Living with Low Vision presentationThis educational module provides everything needed for health educators to conduct educational sessions in their community about low vision, the benefits of vision rehabilitation services, and where to get more information.

Download the PowerPoint or PDF

Download the Speaker’s Guide