The Welsh Low Vision Service - A summary

2 March 2011
Volume 12, Issue 1

How the Welsh Low Vision Service works to ensure everyone needing low-vision rehabilitation in Wales can access an effective service in a local optometry practice.

Introduction 

Many service models have been developed, including some based in the community. This article summarises how the Welsh Low Vision Service works to ensure everyone needing low-vision rehabilitation in Wales can access an effective service in a local optometry practice. Community practitioners who have participated have found low-vision work rewarding; they have extended their skills, made links with other community practitioners and in many cases have watched their patients achieve improvements in independence.

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