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Signs/Signals of Vision Loss

Performing Daily Activities

  • Changes the way that he or she reads, watches television, drives, walks or performs hobbies – or stops doing one or more of these activities
  • Squints or tilts his or her head to the side to get an object in focus
  • Has difficulty identifying faces or objects
  • Has difficulty locating personal objects, even in a familiar environment
  • Reaches out for objects in an uncertain manner
  • Has difficulty identifying colors and selects clothing in unusual color com-binations
  • When someone comes up beside them, they have to completely turn their heads to face the individual in order to see who it is

Reading and Writing

  • Can no longer read the mail or a newspaper and asks for it to be read to them
  • Holds reading material very close to the face or at an angle
  • Cannot make out labels on packages
  • Writes less clearly or precisely and has difficulty writing on the line
  • Finds lighting in the room inadequate for reading and other activities


  • Brushes against the wall while walking
  • Consistently bumps into objects
  • Has difficulty walking on irregular or bumpy surfaces
  • Goes up and down stairs slowly and cautiously even though he or she has no other physical limitations
  • Lifts leg a lot higher than needs to be when walking up or down stairs
  • When walking from one room to another and the floors are two different colors (i.e. a dark carpet and a light linoleum), may lift his/her leg thinking it is a step
  • Looks down when walking instead of straight ahead

Eating and Drinking

  • Has difficulty getting food onto a fork
  • Has diffulty cutting food or serving him/herself from a serving plate
  • Spills food off the plate while eating
  • Pours liquid over the top of the cup
  • Knocks over liquids while reaching across the table for another item

Behaviors Exhibited

  • Lack of confidence in performing previously familiar, enjoyable activities
    • Crafts
    • Cooking
    • Sewing
    • Bingo and leisure games
    • Singing (when song sheets are used)
  • Refusal to participate in previously familiar, enjoyable activities
  • Disinterest in movies and TV
  • Lack of response to facial expressions and visual cues
  • Reluctance to leave seated position for exercise or movement activities
  • Fear of leaving a familiar room
  • Wandering, particularly when furniture has been moved
  • Disheveled appearance
  • Isolating behavior, withdrawal from social contact
  • Aversive reaction to loud noises or particular voices
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