Low Vision Services « Welcome to Dr. David Ng and Associates – Trust the health of your eyes to us

By: Dr David Ng  09-12-2011

Low Vision Services « Welcome to Dr. David Ng and Associates – Trust the health of your eyes to us

You may be helped if you have difficulty with

  • reading your mail and newspaper
  • viewing food labels
  • watching TV and viewing computer
  • seeing street signs

An individual with vision loss is not blind, but he/she cannot see well enough to function in daily life, even with the use of regular eye glasses. When this occur, one may benefit from a low vision assessment.

In a low vision assessment, we share two main goals:

  1. Identify the challenges you have as a result of your vision loss (reading mails, grocery shopping, navigating on the road)
  2. Evaluating on low vision devices that may help you to overcome your vision challenges

Low vision devices are classified as assistive devices.  Examples include custom magnifiers, medical filters and electronic aids.

Dr. Norris Lam is an Ontario Assistive Devices Program authorizer.  The cost of low vision devices may be partially subsidized by the Assistive Devices Program for individuals who meet specific eligibility requirements.



Share this page:


Other products and services from Dr David Ng

09-12-2011

Laser Refractive Surgery « Welcome to Dr. David Ng and Associates – Trust the health of your eyes to us

If you are interested in laser corrective surgery, we will evaluate your eyes and discuss all of the advantages and disadvantages as they pertain to you. Drs. David Ng, Duc Le and Norris Lam are consulting optometrists to The Laser Center and the Herzig Eye Institute.


09-12-2011

Optical Services « Welcome to Dr. David Ng and Associates – Trust the health of your eyes to us

We also carry a large selection of children frames from designers such as Bratz, Spiderman, Batman, Converse, Easytwist, and Easy Clip. Optical Services «Welcome to Dr. David Ng and Associates – Trust the health of your eyes to us. Our office carries the latest in fashion frames and sunglasses. Come to our office for all of your spectacle needs.


09-12-2011

Myopia (nearsightedness) control and therapy « Welcome to Dr. David Ng and Associates – Trust the health of your eyes to us

However recent studies provide evidence that myopia increases when the peripheral retinal images are focused behind the retina (hyperopic defocus). This is the world’s first single vision spectacle lens design which uses the Peripheral Vision Management Technology. As the child and eye grows there is an attempt of the eye to bring the hyperopic defocus onto the peripheral retina.


09-12-2011

Accelerated Orthokeratology « Welcome to Dr. David Ng and Associates – Trust the health of your eyes to us

With the advances in AOK lens designs and computer assisted lathe production, we are able to reduce the myopia significantly in a matter of days. Within 7 days most patients achieve 20/20 vision without the use of any glasses or contact lenses during the day. Accelerated Orthokeratology «Welcome to Dr. David Ng and Associates – Trust the health of your eyes to us.