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of this depends on what her vision issues are, like if it's related to diabetes, or macular degeneration or stroke
My MIL is blind - she has gone through the cornea injections -
painful and of no help. Just too much macular degeneration along with detachment.
SHe did get a reader - looks like a metal 1960's breadbox that you place whatever you need to read on the lower level. This is good for looking at prescription bottles or signing checks or finding phone numbers. She's at the point now that it doesn't matter and is in a LTC.
I will say that if you can find a retina specialist probably it would be good to get an appointment for a full evaluation for her. If there is a medical school in your area, they will have an MD who is that subspeciality of opthamologist. You will likely need a referral from her doc for this - this might not be easy to get -
as the visit will be expensive for insurance to pay. If she has any intense pinpointy pain on occasion in her eyeball or saw fireworks when her eyes are closed that will do as that is a symptom of retinal detachment.