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Everyday Tips for Living
with Low Vision

From monitoring your symptoms between doctor’s visits to creative solutions for the home, these tips can help you with low vision caused by a retinal disease.

Download the Amsler Grid to help you monitor changes in your vision at home.
1

Monitor Your
Eye Health at Home

The Amsler Grid is a simple, at-home tool you can print out to monitor your eye health between eye appointments. It can help you and your doctor identify changes in your vision that could benefit from immediate attention.

DOWNLOAD AMSLER GRID

2

Travel Safely

Transportation is one of the fundamental challenges for people living with retinal diseases. If you’re unable to drive and need a ride, there are organizations* that provide options for people with low vision.

FIND TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

Resources for transportation options.

*Regeneron provides support to patient organizations but does not endorse any specific patient organization. These resources are provided for informational purposes only and are not meant to replace a physician's medical advice.

3

Lower the Stress on Your Eyes

Easing the burden on your eyes may help make living with
low vision more manageable:

Tips for adjusting lighting to accommodate low vision.

Lighting

Install bright lights in strategic spots, such as above the kitchen counter or a favorite reading chair. Visit a lighting store to determine which type of bulb is best for you.

Label items such as keys with brightly colored labels for easier identification.

Colors

Use brightly colored labels to help you find and organize key items in your home - or wherever else you spend a lot of time.

Tips for reading with low vision

Reading

Try using a magnifying glass, purchasing large print books or increasing the type size or contrast level on your computer, cellphone, or e-reader.

Low Vision Tip: Quit smoking.
4

Quit Smoking

Smoking is a risk factor for many retinal diseases. If you are living with a retinal disease and are currently smoking, prioritize your vision and overall health by quitting today.

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