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Experienced Low Vision Specialists Located in Downtown Butler & Cranberry Township

Low vision is the term used to describe any condition or injury that results in legal blindness. This can be from an eye disease (such as glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy) or from a physical injury to the eye.

Helping Facilitate Independence

We provide coping techniques, adaptation strategies, and tools that help our patients remain independent. Each person’s experience with low vision is unique- we work with our patients individually to help them move and function independently.

Improving Patient Quality of Life

Understandably, low vision can be difficult for many people to work with. We’re here to improve our patient quality of life.

Have Low Vision? We Can Help

Dr. Dittman and Dr. Nock are experienced in working and supporting people with low vision. Schedule an appointment to speak to one of our Optometrists.

More Information About Low Vision

Low vision and eye health

Many eye diseases can cause low vision, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The best way to assess your eye health is to have regular eye exams and to be proactive in your optical care.

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“My father has a complicated vision history and is an overall challenging case. The staff at Dittman Eyecare always goes above and beyond to provide the most professional, efficient and progressive care to optimize my father’s vision. Dr. Dittman provides thorough care with the most up to date treatment options. He and his staff treat patients and their family members with the utmost respect. We always leave this office feeling listened to and heard. Top notch in all aspects!”


What causes low vision?

Eye diseases like glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, cataracts, as well as physical conditions (such as an injured eye or a retinal detachment), can all cause low vision.

Adapting to life with low vision

Today there are more ways to adapt to low vision than ever before. Depending on the quality of vision remaining, you can use everything from magnifying lenses to specialized computer software that improves your ability to access content, read, write, and perform day to day tasks.

We will coach you through an adaptation strategy, where we help you regain your independence by assisting your adaptation to low vision.

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