Low Vision Service

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For patients who have a diagnosed eye condition and are struggling with daily living due to their vision. Patient doesn't have to be registered as sight-impaired.

Offer:

  • rehab service to help patients with everyday activities
  • a specialised service for adults with learning difficulties
  • domiciliary service for those who are housebound
  • low-vision assessments or learning disability eye tests carried out in centre or if needed in the patient’s home

Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • living in Camden and/or registered with a Camden GP
  • with a sight problem after correction with standard glasses or contact lens – patient must have had an eyesight test or a diagnosis for their condition
  • who experience difficulties in their normal daily activities as a result of visual impairment (the perception of what constitutes a restriction in a person’s everyday life will vary between individuals; therefore, no strict criteria based on social/clinical impact have been set).

How to refer

Editable PDF / Word document Download Form

Referral methods: Email

Complete referral form and include eye test, if available.

Please provide patient with copy of patient leaflet (see Downloads).

e: Low.vision@nhs.net

Self-referral available if patient has had a recent eye exam.