Ultraviolet Awareness Month: Why Wearing Sunglasses Is Key to Preventing Macular Degeneration
The month of May is Ultraviolet Awareness month, and it’s a great opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of UV radiation and the importance of wearing UV-protective eyewear.
In The Press: Clayton D’s Story
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
January 2023 | Low Vision: Frequently Asked Questions
Ever since optometrist William Feinbloom introduced the first low vision glasses in 1936, there have been low vision solutions that, for whatever reason, are not known to the general public (unlike hearing aids.)
January 2023 | Low Vision Awareness Month: A Patient’s Story from Dr. George Kornfeld, OD, FAAO, FIALVS
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
Low Vision: Three Caregiving Tips
November is National Family Caregivers Month. We understand the challenges that those with low vision have.
Can Young People Have Low Vision?
While most patients at Low Vision of Western New York are senior citizens, YES! young people can have low vision.
The Top 5 Things That You Can Do To Save Your Vision
Although George Kornfeld, OD works with low vision patients that have vision loss, it aligns with our commitment for everyone to live the fullest with the best vision and address the top things that one can do to save their vision while they still have it. Aging, after all, is not the only factor for […]
Getting Clear About Low Vision
Happy National Low Vision Awareness Month! In the spirit of awareness, let’s challenge what you may think you know about it.
January 2022 | A Low Vision Expert, Dr. George Kornfeld, Continues To Change the Lives of People With Macular Degeneration
Dr. George Kornfeld, a low vision specialist with over 50 years of experience, heads Low Vision Optometry of Western New York, a low vision optometry practice in Rochester, New York. Established in 1993…
What does a low vision specialist do for glaucoma?
The second leading cause of blindness, glaucoma, is a complex eye condition that results in irreplaceable vision loss. Glaucoma may have no warning signs, and a person could lose up to 40% of their vision before noticing.