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About low vision:
About Low vision:  
 

Low vision is defined as having sight problems that cannot be improved or corrected by using lenses, medication or surgery. The reasons behind low vision differ and can be since birth or due to an accident or disease.

 
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How do Persons with Low Vision Read?:  
 

A person with low vision can read through:

o Large Prints: Prints get enlarged to match the low vision case.

o Audio records: by listening to audio records

o Technological devices: like the screen reader that helps the blind read everything written on the computer screen. It even enables the blind to assess the internet.

 
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How do Persons with Low vision move around?:  
 

Persons with low vision depend heavily on the residues of their sight, some of them also use the means used by the blind.

 
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