Products to help living with glaucoma
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of sight loss in the UK and affects all patients differently. Symptoms range from difficulty seeing in low or bright light, to loss of visibility in their central vision. This can have an impact on carrying out everyday tasks and hobbies. But, there are countless products available that help glaucoma patients to continue to live, work and play as they always have.
We've put together a list of products that you might find useful.
Good lighting can really help people who are living with glaucoma, here are a few lighting products that will assist day and night.
Phones and Clocks
Loss of central vision is a symptom of more advanced glaucoma, so focusing on the TV or a phone can sometimes be challenging. These products have been designed to help those who have central vision impairment.
Food preparation, eating and drinking aids
Preparing food, eating and drinking can sometimes be challenging for patients who have advanced glaucoma. The following products will help patients to continue to independently cook, prepare and eat food.
Maintaining a healthy diet and staying lean is very important for managing the condition, boosting your knowledge in this area can really help.
If a patient is struggling to navigate around their bathroom, aids can be introduced to make it easier and safer for them.
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