I have been using my glasses for everyday vision and for walking for a few months and they are fabulous. Thank you for the time and effort you put into making sure that they were right. It’s the best fit I have ever had since my glaucoma.
Your prescription for my new reading glasses is a life saver. They are enabling me to continue my household duties and accounting, thereby retaining my independence. Thank you!
Dr. Freeman, you have changed my life.
When I first had my two strokes at age 31 my world changed and so did my vision.
Suddenly my surroundings became very narrow and frightening. I had vision loss on the right side of both eyes. Everything around me became a sort of threat. If I went to a store, people would appear on my right side out of nowhere. I would scrape along things on the right that I did not see. Boxes, shelves, door knobs etc. I even walked into people on the right, causing surprise and embarrassment on my part. They had no idea I could not see them and neither did I. I was suffering from double vision too. This in turn increased my fear of leaving the house.
I had to write to let you know how pleased I am with the special glasses you prescribed for me. Everything on TV is sharp and clear. What a wonderful improvement to what I was seeing. Before I got my new glasses, and special light, which I can actually wear, I couldn’t see the lines on my checks. With these new visual aids, I can now write on the line and my checks are readable again. So thank you Dr. Freeman and Michelle for all the help.
Before going to see you, I was struggling to read print, including my church hymnal. I felt depressed and like a “second class citizen” with no independence. On a bus trip I met another individual who had a low vision device for reading and decided that I, too, wanted to continue reading without the struggle I had been facing. After my initial evaluation with you, and my follow-up appointments, I was able to explore devices based on what would and would not fit into my life style. I found that the Amigo was the best fit for me and I was instantly able to use it to read. Being able to do this makes me feel like a new person! This gave me self-confidence again and I now have new found independence! Thank you!