Monthly Archives: June 2014

What is Low Vision?

Low vision refers to a visual impairment that is not correctable through surgery, prescription drugs, glasses or contacts. It’s often characterized by partial sight, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision. Low vision can impact people of any age, but it is primarily associated with adults over the age of 60. Causes of… Read More


June is Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world and affect more than 22 million Americans aged 40 and older. Vermont Eye Laser wants you to be informed about the ways you can help protect yourself. Risk factors for developing cataracts include diabetes, direct and prolonged exposure to UV… Read More