Performing Music Again Despite Vision LossBJ Lentz, 61, lost her vision after an accident in late December 2017. She slipped on fake snow and severely damaged her optic nerves and was diagnosed with ischemic optic neuropathy. Lentz, a part time music teacher, eventually lost most of her vision. However, she recently began performing music again despiste vision loss. Lentz is writing songs and gigging with Polkamatics, Lone Star Swing Orchestra, Austin Polka Band, and fellow musician Jay Webber.
“She makes me stronger and more focused in my life,” Weber said. “Don't take anything for granted and live each day like it's your last."
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“Musician BJ Lentz finds her rhythm after adjusting to vision loss”