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Health Agencies Update
November 17, 1999

Low Vision Program

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JAMA. 1999;282(19):1805. doi:10.1001/jama.282.19.1805-JHA90009-3-1

The National Eye Institute (NEI) has unveiled a new Low Vision Education Program to help educate the public about low vision—visual impairment not corrected by lenses or other means—and how a variety of visual and adaptive devices can help people with this impairment keep their independence.

"People with low vision can improve their quality of life through visual rehabilitation services to teach them how to use their remaining vision more effectively," said NEI Director Carl Kupfer, MD.

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