February is Low Vision Awareness Month

It is important to get regular eye exams and tell your doctor if you notice changes in your vision.
According to National Eye Institute (NEI), 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. Of these, 3 million have low vision. By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision.

Here’s a look at a few technologies under development that aim to lessen the impact of low vision and blindness.

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