donations to Prince Center for the Visually Impaired in Valley
Stream, New York will benefit people like Ms. Johnson of Baldwin.
Read her patient story here.
her visit to our facility, Ms. Johnson is seeing and smiling more.
Macular degeneration caused permanent vision loss in both eyes. When
Ms. Johnson’s ophthalmologist referred her to our facility, our low
vision specialist evaluated her. Then, our certified low vision
rehabilitation therapists assisted her in learning about devices that
address vision deficits.
Ms. Johnson uses a reading machine with a 22-inch screen to read her
favorite books, magazines, and newspapers. She also uses a low vision
telescope to watch television. In Ms. Johnson’s words, “everyone
there was so helpful.” She also said that she can now function
better and smile more. Moreover, life is now closer to how her vision