It can be a difficult time when a family member experiences a loss of sight. When vision loss is affecting a loved one’s independence, safety or mobility it may be time to start a rehabilitation plan. Besides trauma, eye diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and some inherited eye disorders can cause mild to severe vision loss. Talk to your Optometrist so you can understand your vision loss and prognosis. Your Optometrist can guide you about Vision Loss Rehabilitation Manitoba, and low vision assistance. Services and support are available to enhance a patient’s independence.