Living with Low VIsion Booklet (NIH)

The National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) of the National Eye Institute (NEI) wants to show you how to live a fulfilling, healthy, and independent life with vision loss. This booklet will help you to better understand and live with low vision.

A companion video, entitled Living With Low Vision: Stories of Hope and Independence, is available online through the NEI Low Vision website ( and YouTube page ( The video will show you how vision rehabilitation can help you continue to enjoy life and live on your own. NEI is one of the federal government’s National Institutes of Health and is also the largest sponsor of vision research in the United States.

For more information about NEI and low vision, contact: National Eye Institute Telephone: 301–496–5248 E-mail: [email protected] Website: