People with ocular pathology should first seek every measure of medical and surgical intervention to improve vision and stabilize the problem. Even with the best of care however, vision may not return to normal. These people need low vision management to maximize their vision to meet their life goals. The doctors at Great Valley Eye Associates have specialized training and many years of experience to treat and manage patents with low vision. The doctors use their unique skills to prove the best focus and then apply prism, magnification and a customized program of rehabilitation. Common problems that our doctors manage can affect central vision with problems like Age Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy; field of vision with problems like advanced Glaucoma, Optic Neuritis and stroke; or problems of visual coordination as seem in Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury.
The Doctors at Great Valley Eye Associates have been leaders in the field of Low Vision for thirty five years. Dr. Susan Edmonds is the founder of the Low Vision Service at Wills Eye Hospital. She, along with Dr.Scott Edmonds have written and lectured on this topic around the country.
Dr. Ryan Edmonds joined the family business in 2010 and collaborated with the family’s Low Vision chapter in The Wills Eye Institute 5-Minute Ophthalmology Consult.