Age-related Macular Degeneration

Frequently Asked Questions

11. What are some low vision devices?

Low vision devices include

  • reading glasses with high-powered lenses
  • handheld magnifiers
  • video magnifiers
  • computers with large-print and speech-output systems
  • large-print reading materials
  • talking watches, clocks, and calculators
  • computer aids and other technologies, such as a closed-circuit television, which uses a camera and television to enlarge printed text.