Low Vision is a bilateral damage to one’s vision that drastically impairs a patient’s ability to function and can’t be effectively fixed with surgical, medical, conventional eyewear or contact lenses. Low vision may occur due to birth defects, injuries, the natural aging process or as a side effect of the disease.
Many patients with low vision wear glasses or contact lenses and find everyday tasks difficult. Struggling to read & write, or use the computer, shopping and even watching TV become challenging. People over the age of 65 are at increased risk of developing low vision. Older patients should visit the Ophthalmologist regularly so that the doctor can watch for changes and is able to identify the difference between normal changes in the aging eye and those caused by eye diseases.
Low vision is a loss of sight that makes everyday life challenging. Anyone can suffer from low vision, but people over the age of 65 are the most commonly affected. Many eye conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. can cause low vision.
If you are experiencing vision issues you should contact Dr. Roberts at Shady Grove Ophthalmology today to schedule an eye exam and evaluation right away.
At Shady Grove Ophthalmology, we understand the importance of your vision. Dr. Anthony O. Roberts is committed to using some of the most advanced technology available for vision correction, cataract removal, and treatment of eye disease. With innovative laser systems, multi-focal intraocular lens implants, and state-of-the-art techniques for cataract surgery, Dr. Roberts aims to give all of our patients the safest, most effective eye treatments. Our entire office staff prides itself on delivering personalized premium quality eye care to all our patients.
Financing for Vision Care
Shady Grove Ophthalmology offers patient financing for procedures such as LASIK, cataract surgery, eye exams, glasses and contact lenses, through the CareCredit program. This flexible financing allows for low monthly payment options, and no up front costs or pre-payment penalties. CareCredit allows our patients to chose the right choice for their vision needs.
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Shady Grove Ophthalmology 9715 Medical Center Drive, Ste 502 Rockville, MD 20850
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Serving patients with quality eye care, corrective vision surgery, diabetic evaluations and glaucoma treatment in the following communities: Rockville MD, Gaithersburg MD, Potomac MD, Germantown MD, Bethesda MD, Chevy Chase MD, Montgomery Village MD, Olney MD
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