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Low Vision

Mild Low Vision Care Barriers Revealed

Patient perception and access to the right equipment top the list.
January 27, 2020

Patients Wary of Low Vision Products

Social stigma and the fear of losing a job topped the list of reasons these tools gather dust.
October 9, 2019

Two New Tests for Low Vision

One is faster to administer and the other works in more patients.
May 24, 2019

Driving By Sound

Are auditory guides a safe alternative for low-vision motorists?
January 18, 2019

Bolder Print Not as Effective for Low Vision Patients as Previously Thought

Researchers prove this mindset wrong after observing that larger stroke-widths do not significantly improve reading speed.
December 13, 2018

Eschenbach Launches Guide Dog Partnership

The low vision company will help fund a career canine.
October 1, 2018

Wearable Devices May Restore Some Functional Loss

Augmented reality could improve object recognition for low vision patients.
September 19, 2018

Disparities Exist in Low Vision Services

Individuals from minority groups are less likely to use low vision devices, but not vision rehabilitation, compared with Caucasians.
September 13, 2018

Communication Woes Thwart Low Vision Referrals for Glaucoma

Misperception and bias stand in the way.
July 11, 2018

Low Vision Devices Combat Childhood Visual Impairment

Kids amenable to telescope use benefit significantly. But a full-scope rehab effort is needed.
May 28, 2018