Low Vision Glasses2019-08-01T07:35:28+00:00

Low Vision Glasses – Helping the Legally Blind and Visually Impaired
Reclaim Their Lost Sight and Independence

A tech innovation with the potential to restore the sight and independence of millions with legal blindness and low vision conditions.

Around 25.5 million adults in the US aged 18 or above are victims of low vision (15.3 million females and 10.1 million males). Described as a visual impairment which cannot be corrected by any standard eyeglasses, medication, contact lenses or even surgery, low vision refers to a BVCA (best corrected visual acuity) worse than 20/70 in the better seeing eye.

The major causes of low vision in United States include:

Cataracts – affecting about 24.4 million people aged 40 years or above

Diabetic Retinopathy – affecting about 7.6 million people aged 40 or above

Glaucoma – affecting about 2.7 million people aged 40 or above

Age-related macular degeneration – affecting about 2.6 million people aged 40 or above

So, can there ever be a miracle solution capable of catering to the visual limitations of all visually impaired and legally blind people? Yes, indeed. Thanks to the technological advances, IrisVision brings you specially designed low vision glasses for the visually impaired and legally blind, lending them a second lease of sight.

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What are IrisVision Low Vision Glasses?

Not just some ordinary pair of glasses, IrisVision glasses are registered as an FDA approved Class-1 wearable medical device designed and developed to enhance the visual capacity of people suffering from low vision, giving low vision aids a whole new meaning and significance.

It’s much like putting on a normal pair of glasses, only with the lenses fitted into a slightly bigger mountable headgear, featuring a high-speed, high-definition camera on the other side.

The high resolution camera lens captures the image and displays it to you on the lenses after running it through advanced algorithms in real-time, offering you an optimized and enhanced image customized to your specific condition of low vision and blindness.

Now you don’t have to look for conventional low vision aids like telescopic glasses for low vision or low vision glasses for macular degeneration, because this one device serves you in a host of different manners.

IrisVision Low Vision Glasses Can Help You with

  • Macular Degeneration Low Vision Glasses

  • Dry AMD Low Vision Glasses

  • Wet AMD Low Vision Glasses

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa Low Vision Glasses

  • Cataracts Low Vision Glasses

  • Glaucoma Low Vision Glasses

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What Makes IrisVision the Best of Low Vision Aids?

The famed Frank Werblin, Professor of Neuroscience at UC Berkeley with 40 years of experience in vision research and vision restoration fields, joins hands with Ammad Khan to leverage on his team’s Virtual Reality prowess to come up with this innovative low vision solution.

In addition to recently being named a CES 2019 Innovation Honoree for Virtual and Augmented Reality, these electronic eyeglasses have been featured on some of the top platforms like ‘Mail Online, ‘New Scientist’, ‘Med Gadget’, ‘Business Insider’ and so forth.

A Technological Breakthrough Backed By The World’s Best Eye Doctors

World’s top eye doctors and low vision experts have contributed in the development of IrisVision under the funding from the National Eye Institute (NEI), making it the most medically-validated wearable low vision aid available currently. An FDA class 1 registered medical device, IrisVision brings the best of low vision aids to you.

Top Features of IrisVision Low Vision Glasses for the Visually Impaired and Blind

You get to enjoy a whole bunch of convenient and user-friendly features being offered at an unbelievable price of $2,950, making IrisVision electronic glasses the most viable solution for visually impaired and legally blind.
Some of the major features include:

IrisVision Assistant

Adding new meaning to going ‘hands-free’, the latest Iris Vision 3.0 offers you your own personal assistant now. Just say “Start Iris” and IrisVision Assistant is ready to respond to your voice commands.

Extra-Wide Field of View

You get an extra-wide field of view (FOV) with IrisVision, as wide as 70°, about double the width being offered by many other electronic eyeglasses available in the market right now.

Bubble View

IrisVision ‘Bubble View’, a patented magnifying technology, enables you to zoom in on your area of interest in a scene without losing the overall perspective.

IrisReader

Want to relive the joys of reading? IrisReader, our proprietary new feature based on advanced OCR techniques, reads you text and phrases right from a book, document, label, menu or even a newspaper.

Photo Gallery

IrisVision 3.0 also features the new photo gallery option, enabling you to take pictures while wearing these electronic eyeglasses and save them in the gallery for viewing later.

Video Player

IrisVision 3.0 also packs a video player that can help you stream your favorite videos when on WiFi. The best part is that it supports voice-enabled search.

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Get your IrisVision today and experience low vision aids like never before. Contact us at IrisVision or drop us a message, and our technology experts will assist any query you have.
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What’s Low Vision?

Age changes everything, our vision too. Many of such changes in vision can be corrected using glasses or contact lenses. However, sometimes these ordinary prescription lenses, surgery or medical treatment fail to compensate for your loss of vision, though you’re still left with some usable vision. If that’s the case, this is what’s referred as “low vision”.

When you have low vision, performing your daily chores becomes an uphill task despite using regular medication, glasses or contact lenses and you struggle with things like preparing meals, shopping, reading and replying your mails, and even signing your name.

Low vision affects the lives of around 14 million people in the U.S. People who are 65 or older, African Americans and Hispanics 45 years or older share an increased likelihood of suffering from low vision due to glaucoma and diabetes.

Types of Low Vision

There can be many, and the most common of them include:

  • When Central Vision is Affected

    A condition with your vision having a blind spot in the center of your visual field.

  • When Peripheral Vision is Affected

    Also known as “peripheral vision loss”, this is a low vision condition, which leaves you unable to see anything to either side, above or below your eye level, though your central vision remains unaffected.

  • Night Blindness

    Also known as “Nyctalopia”, this type of low vision affects your ability to see well in dark or lowly lit places like movie theatres.

  • Blurred Vision

    A condition due to which things don’t look sharp and clear to you, both nearby and far off objects get out of focus.

  • Hazy Vision

    A condition which makes your entire visual field wrapped within a film or glare.

What Causes Low Vision?

There can be a host of reasons, which can hamper your ability to see the world around you clearly and sharply. For instance, low vision in older people can result from specific eye diseases like macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and even from stroke. Low vision can affect both your central field of vision as well as peripheral vision.

How to Deal with Low Vision?

It is very important to realize the difference between low vision and blindness; for instance, having a blind spot (or blank spot) in the center of your visual field doesn’t mean you’re blind. It only reflects that your ability to read, write or recognize people’s faces has been affected to a certain degree. Nevertheless, there are treatments and methods that can help you go around with it.

So, make sure you seek advice from a professional ophthalmologist as soon as you notice any irregularities with your vision, and one of the best ways is to stick to your regular eye exam. This will help your eye doctor keep a good track of your eye health and identifying any probable point of concern well in time.

Sometimes, your eye doctors may also refer you to low vision aids like IrisVision, which are designed to help you make the best of your leftover vision. It is a highly intelligent and advanced low vision solution approved by FDA, capable of catering to the needs of people with affected vision in a host of different manners.

Let’s have a look at different ways IrisVision can help your low vision condition:

As Low Vision Glasses

One thing is clear, people suffering from low vision can’t see correctly. So, they need the assistance of glasses to compensate for the fault in their eyes. This is where IrisVision steps in, also serving as a pair of bioptic glasses for low vision, expediting the distance vision in victims of low vision.

As Low Vision Reading Glasses

The world we live in today requires a certain level of reading for almost everyone. You don’t necessarily have to be a bookworm to be needing assistance in reading if your vision has been deteriorated. From reading the street signs to going through newspapers or even for replying a text received on your mobile phone, reading is involved almost everywhere in our daily lives.

And when you’re suffering from some sort of low vision, reading those small letters (or even big in many cases) becomes a challenge for you, unless you’ve IrisVision handy as low vision magnifying reading glasses. Thanks to some very innovative features aimed at enhancing your reading abilities. For instance, you can choose between various reading modes available to cater for different eye diseases. And then you’ve the renowned ‘IrisVision Bubble’ feature, a novel patent technology that enables you to zoom in on a particular point through your field of vision, reading through it without losing the overall perspective.

As Low Vision Glasses for Watching TV

TV has also gained quite a central place in our contemporary way of life. From watching news for a quick update on what’s going around to enjoying your favorite movies and TV shows, you just can’t seem to escape TV. When you have your vision deteriorated to a certain level, watching TV becomes an issue rather than the fun it used to be. This is the time when you should resort to IrisVision, returning you back the ease and convenience of watching TV all over again because of its simple and convenient features. Moreover, the latest version is equipped with built-in video mode and picture gallery, enabling you to view your favorite videos from the internet in addition to seeing the images stored in the image gallery of the device.

As Low Vision Glasses for Distance

Distance viewing is affected in many eye diseases and when your distance vision has suffered enough; your ability to view things clearly at a distance becomes questionable. This is quite a problematic situation because you need distance vision for many of your daily chores. So, the best thing to do under such circumstances is to get your hands on IrisVision low vision binocular glasses, and the fact is that you won’t find anything that can serve you better than IrisVision in this area. That’s why a score of people have already been using it for some time and they swear by its efficacy in improving their vision. Let’s have a look at some of the IrisVision customer stories.