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All You Have To Do Is Point
June 27, 2018

All You Have To Do Is Point

Those with macular degeneration struggle with vision loss or the fear of losing their vision in the sometime distant future.

Of course it's not just the vision loss that is so disturbing it's the loss of activities and independence associated with it - such as identifying the face of a friend, picking out food at the grocery store or baking chocolate chip cookies for the family.

Talking Glasses

What if despite your vision loss you could still do many of the things you did when you had healthy vision? Such as pick out your friend at a restaurant, find your favorite box of cereal on the grocery shelf, or get out all the needed ingredients to make chocolate chip cookies?

All these things and more are indeed possible with a new technology that some call "talking glasses." This low vision assistive device can be mounted on any prescription glasses. It works by translating visual information into audio.

Find out how this device can benefit you or a loved one by reading our e-interview from OrCam, the developers of this low vision technology, and watching a short video of how these talking glasses work:

Low Vision Technology Using Talking Glasses

Leslie Degner, RN, BSN

Better Health for Better Vision

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