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January 2023 | Low Vision Awareness Month: A Patient’s Story from Dr. George Kornfeld, OD, FAAO, FIALVS

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ROCHESTER, NY, USA, February 6, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — February is Low Vision Awareness Month, and to commemorate this important event, Dr. George Kornfeld, a low vision optometrist, is sharing the story of Clayton D. Clayton, a patient with rod-cone dystrophy and nystagmus, is a life-long resident of Upstate New York. He has been able to lead a full and active life thanks to low vision services that many are unaware of, including Dr. Kornfeld’s low vision practice.


Dr. Kornfeld has devoted his life to helping patients with macular degeneration, Stargardt disease, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, and other vision-limiting conditions. “There is life after vision loss,” said Dr. Kornfeld. Some of the things he has helped people do again include driving, reading, writing, doing artwork, playing music, watching television, and seeing faces.