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Tech Devices for Low Vision, Macular Degeneration

There are many people suffering from eye diseases related to Low Vision such as Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Stargardt’s, or Glaucoma. Often, classic devices such as telescopes, are not enough to allow the patient to see clearly again. Below is a number of the latest tech in Low Vision aids to come to the market that we are offering clients in Mississippi that are helping those with Low Vision regain their independence.

Iris Vision

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IrisVision is an FDA registered Class-I medical device that is redefining low vision aids. Its combination of revolutionary state-of the art virtual reality technology from Samsung and innovative custom software, developed in collaboration with the nation’s leading experts at the Johns Hopkins optical clinic, reduces hardware costs and provides an intuitive, customizable, and easy to use low vision aid – at a fraction of the cost of traditional magnifiers and products for the visually impaired.

With IrisVision’s powerful magnification capabilities, low vision patients can see the faces of loved ones, watch television, read books, and take back their independence, all without bulky and expensive magnifiers and magnifying lamps.

One of the many remarkable things about IrisVision is that the heart of the system is a smartphone much like people carry every day. The IrisVision phone boasts a 12 megapixel camera, a powerful state-of-the-art Snapdragon processor, and a brilliant, crisp, high-resolution display, all mounted in a light-weight headset.

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Jordy Vision

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This innovative system is the ideal solution for your active lifestyle, enabling you to read, write, and see in any environment including work, home, and school. Jordy is a battery-operated, full-color portable system that can be worn like a pair of glasses to see near, far, and everything in between. Jordy becomes a fully functioning HD desktop video magnifier when placed on its optional desktop 24” monitor docking stand.

Jordy Features

  • HD autofocus camera for distance, intermediate & near viewing
  • Adjustable magnification
  • Color Select, Locator, Freeze & Focus Lock functions
  • Dual display with wide field of view
  • 5-level brightness control
  • Adjustable top strap and nose piece for optimum comfort
  • Glare reduction eyecup shield
  • Lens holder for your prescription
  • Headset weight: 8 oz
  • Control unit with built-in rechargeable 4 or 8 hour battery
  • HDMI input for TV viewing with brightness and volume control

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orcam 2OrCam MyEye 1 is a breakthrough wearable artificial vision device designed to assist people who are blind, visually impaired, or have a reading disability. The intuitive, lightweight smart camera instantly and discreetly reads printed and digital text aloud – from any surface – and recognizes faces, products, and money notes, all in real time.

The mini-camera is simply clipped onto a pair of glasses and can be activated by looking or pointing at items. Most alternative visual and reading aids depend on cumbersome equipment that works only in controlled circumstances. Software apps are also available, yet they provide limited usage on smartphones. OrCam can be used – at home, in the office, at school, in a grocery store, on a street, in a restaurant, on the airplane – everywhere! orcam 1

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