(Online article) – more joy in life – reading fun in the old age the eyes are our window to the world. With their help we perceive most of our sensory impressions, and they serve us for guidance in everyday life. But which is much used, shows signs of wear over the years. The mobility of the pupil will be slower with advancing age and often clouds the lens a. We feel this change of vision from the fourth decade of life. In addition, creeping eye diseases such as the Green star, where according to the initiative group for the early detection of glaucoma get 800 000 people a year in Germany, restrict the vision.
Fine print is hard to recognize and read the newspaper, the leaflet of drugs or the own account statement is becoming increasingly difficult. The conventional reading glasses are no longer sufficient, the quality of life is strong restricted and sensitive reduced the active participation in social life. A study shows the way University eye clinic in Mainz, Germany, that patients with a severe visual impairment would sacrifice half of their remaining life time to be completely freed from her suffering. Again the everyday life can be fun to read but also with restricted sight easier. For more than 25 years, for example, tree Retec specializes on the needs and requirements of visually impaired and blind people. These years of experience have merged the experts in a new, high-quality screen reader (more info at).
The modern helper in an elegant aluminium optics recorded documents or objects with a camera and this reflects strongly magnified on a screen, where the users individually can vary magnification, contrast and brightness depending on the need at your fingertips. The freely movable mechanical stage of Visio provides enough space for large newspapers and allows you the user-friendly line channel, without eyestrain. The number of visually impaired in Germany will increase markedly in the next few years due to the demographic development. Professor Norbert Pfeiffer of the University eye clinic in Mainz, expected that more blind and partially sighted people is there one-third in the year 2030 in Germany than they are today. A better early detection, regular eye examinations from 40 years of age and the use of appropriate tools could minimize these startling figures yet.