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Low Vision

Head-Mounted Laser Projector May Outperform Other Low Vision Aids

In a small study of patients with visual impairment from corneal disease, special glasses that provide images directly to the retina significantly improved distance and near VA and related QoL.
November 27, 2023

One-third of Low Vision Patients Have Dry Eye

Performing ocular comfort assessment and using questionnaires such as SPEED or DEQ-5 should be a necessary step to combat this issue.
November 16, 2023

Low Vision Rehab May Gain a New Tool

One recently developed questionnaire helped provide valid and reliable measures of ocular function.
August 29, 2023

‘Low Vision Mode’ Coming to Smart TV

Samsung recently previewed technology for easier viewing of screen displays.
January 13, 2023

Low Vision Therapy Underused Across the Board

Though a new program boosted referrals, experts say the numbers are still low and many patients remain unaware or resistant to the possible interventions for a variety of reasons.
December 8, 2022

New Upgrade to Eyedaptic Low Vision Smart Glasses

The latest Eye5 model features facial detection, the company says.
November 4, 2022

Many Seniors Miss Out on Assistive Apps for Low Vision

A clinical trial found that rather than being unwilling to use them, most elderly patients are simply unaware that these tools exist.
March 11, 2022

Low Vision Rehabilitation Improves Quality of Life

Combining psychological therapies with methods of overcoming deficits helped improve function and well-being, meta-analysis says.
June 16, 2021

Depression Common Among Patients with Visual Impairment

One in four patients were affected by this condition.
June 4, 2021

See with the Brain: Neurostimulation for the Blind

Future cortical visual prostheses may be able to create retinal maps that bypass the eyes entirely.
May 20, 2021