Low Vision

Two New Tests for Low Vision

One is faster to administer and the other works in more patients.
05/24/2019

Driving By Sound

Are auditory guides a safe alternative for low-vision motorists?
01/18/2019

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.
12/13/2018

Eschenbach Launches Guide Dog Partnership

The low vision company will help fund a career canine.
10/01/2018

Wearable Devices May Restore Some Functional Loss

Augmented reality could improve object recognition for low vision patients.
09/19/2018

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.
09/13/2018

Communication Woes Thwart Low Vision Referrals for Glaucoma

Misperception and bias stand in the way.
07/11/2018

Low Vision Devices Combat Childhood Visual Impairment

Kids amenable to telescope use benefit significantly. But a full-scope rehab effort is needed.
05/28/2018

More Time with Low Vision Patients Boosts Recovery

The extra effort justifies the hassle, new study finds.
04/19/2018

Proceed With Caution: Low Vision and Driving

Here’s how you can navigate the complex interplay between DMV standards and the needs of your patients who are visually impaired.
04/15/2018

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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