An introduction to visual impairment discusses the principle causes of sight loss in children, adults and
the elderly and the associated symptoms in the initial and advanced stages. It discusses the problems people with a visual impairment experience even when visiting eye care practitioners and considers what reasonable adjustments should be made to better serve such patients. A unique perspective is provided by the presenter who is registered blind.
Competencies: Optometrist & Dispensing Optician: Communication; Standards of Practice;
Optometrist: Ocular Disease
Dispensing Optician: Low Vision; Ocular Abnormalities.
Dan Williams, Founder, Visualise Training and Consultancy