Learn about how Spectrios treats low vision.
Spectrios Institute for Low Vision, formerly Deicke Center for Visual Rehabilitation, is dedicated to helping individuals with low vision lead full, productive lives. Vision loss from macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and other conditions aﬀects millions of Americans each year and can be a devastating diagnosis that impacts more than your ability to see.
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Innovative low vision programs to help you.
We have developed a comprehensive low vision rehabilitation approach that treats all aspects of living with vision loss and low vision:
Providing the full spectrum of care for the head, heart, and eyes is what Spectrios Institute for Low Vision is all about. We can help you ﬁnd the right vision-aiding devices and the latest technologies to maximize your vision and your ability to live a more independent life. At Spectrios Institute, we provide hope—supported by science and years of experience—to people with vision loss in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.
Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of severe vision loss in people over 60. Learn more.
Retinopathy is a disease of the retina that results in impaired or loss of vision. Learn more.
Glaucoma is a condition that damages your optic nerve that gradually worsens over time. Learn more.
We educate you about your condition. We help you understand how to best use your sight. We teach you about the changes you can make to improve your ability to see with your current level of vision.
We understand, from the experience of working with thousands of clients, the loss people feel when their vision can no longer be completely corrected. We help relieve the anger, frustration, and hopelessness that often follow a diagnosis of vision loss.
Our nationally recognized team of professionals has over 100 years of combined experience in diagnosing and treating people with permanent vision loss. We are a teaching and research institution, as well as a provider of low vision products and care. We therefore have access to the latest diagnostic technology and the ability to use the newest prescriptive devices for treating your vision loss.