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While low vision is a problem where you should opt for en eye number correction in Oshiwara Mumbai, you could for the time being solve your reading issues by using an iPad. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Can iPads Help People With Low Vision? - Arohi Eye Hospital

You may think we are crazy to write a blog that
asks if iPads can help people with low vision.
How can a digital screen help people with eye
problems? As far as we all know, any kind of
digital screen can only harm the eyes, let alone
helping. But, as professional eye specialists,
we know what we are saying, and if we have a blog
posted on this topic, there is definitely a
reason behind it.
We would never advise people to use digital
screens, and in fact, ask everyone to stay away
from them as much as possible, but we understand
that it is a world of technology, and completely
avoiding such devices is impossible especially
for those who have a job or business that
requires enough time on digital screens. But,
what if you are suffering from an eye problem
like low vision? It is important for you to work
on digital screens, but your low vision problem
is posing a difficulty for you to the same. If
this is what you are facing, you are at the right
What is low vision? First, let us understand what
low vision is. Low vision is the problem in which
people have trouble watching TV, reading
newspapers, and doing other basic daily tasks in
spite of wearing glasses or contact lenses.
People who have been suffering from low vision
have been highly relying on magnifying lens over
time. But, to beat the discomfort of carrying
and using magnifying lenses, several new
experiments have been conducted to bring a
better solution. The study A study was conducted
for the problem mentioned above, in which two
experiments were carried out. In the first
experiment, 62 volunteers participated, from
which more than 30 were suffering from a form of
macular eye diseases. The volunteers were given
three articles to read in two forms computer
print outs and on an iPad. The participants read
the iPad articles better than they read from the
printouts. But, this improvement was more
evident among people suffering from low vision.
In the seconds experiment, 100 participants were
involved who were given a book chapter to be
read on an iPad and over a Kindle. What resulted
was that the volunteers read on the iPad and
Kindle both at 12 points and 18 points. With both
these experiments, it was thus found that all
participants read faster on the iPad than over
Kindle or the printouts. The reason behind this
is that brightness improves vision, and tablets
with a backlight boost contrast sensitivity,
making it easy for the eye to distinguish an
object against its background. Thus, because
people with low vision have poor ability to
contrast objects from their background, the
magnified background light in an iPad magnifies
the object on focus, thus improving a persons
vision on finer detail. This is the basic reason
that explains why an iPad helps people suffering
from low vision to read better. So, if you are
suffering from low vision, and if using a digital
screen is important for you, you should make
more use of iPads for a fast and comfortable
reading. And, if you are looking to solve any
eye problems, rather than finding alternatives to
cover up for the problem, you can always walk
into Arohi Eye Hospital for the fastest and best
eye number correction in Oshiwara Mumbai. For
more information, visit http//
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