Low-vision group offers education, socialization
Bill Bovich, second from left, talks with Gail Cavanaugh about the DaVinci HD OCR product at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Fairfield. (Adam Smith/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — Sky Matthews longs for the day she can see her son and daughter again.
Her daughter still lives with her; her son is an adult and on his own.
Matthews is legally blind, the result of Leber hereditary optic neuropathy. The last time she saw the faces of her children, they were 6 and 11.
Blurring and clouding of vision are usually the first symptoms of the condition. Matthews noticed a gradual change in her vision. Within a span of about six weeks, she lost her vision.
That was about eight years ago. Continue Reading