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Definition : Vision assistive devices designed to facilitate reading by highlighting the lines of print being read. These devices usually consist of a black plastic or cardboard piece with one or more slots that is placed over the text, permitting easier reading by showing only one or a few lines of print. Typoscopes eliminate glare from the printed paper; they are intended mainly for use as low-vision aids.

Entry Terms : "Assistive Devices"

UMDC code : 14258

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Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments

Company Type: Parent

Founded in 1988, Veatch Ophthalmic Instruments established itself as a distributor of traditional exam lane equipment, offering top notch knowledge and service to professional nationwide. Seeing the opportunity in the marketplace for new and more efficient ophthalmic technology solutions, Veatch branched out in 1992 to create ReSeeVit digital imaging. ReSeeVit pioneered a new digital imaging concept which had an immediate and positive impact in the ophthalmic equipment market.

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