Low Vision

Brush Up on Your Low Vision Skills

You can make rehabilitation a priority in your practice with fewer hassles than you may think.
04/15/2022

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.
03/11/2022

Letters to the Editor

Feedback and ideas from the optometric community.
07/15/2021

Low Vision Rehabilitation Improves Quality of Life

Combining psychological therapies with methods of overcoming deficits helped improve function and well-being, meta-analysis says.
06/16/2021

Depression Common Among Patients with Visual Impairment

One in four patients were affected by this condition.
06/04/2021

See with the Brain: Neurostimulation for the Blind

Future cortical visual prostheses may be able to create retinal maps that bypass the eyes entirely.
05/20/2021

Home Lighting Improvements May Reduce Falls in Elderly

Vision impairment is among the top risk factors, but brighter environments can help, study finds.
05/18/2021

Caregivers to Visually Impaired Elderly Suffer Greater Emotional Demands

These individuals devoted 36% more hours than those who looked after older people without visual issues.
04/26/2021

Low Vision: Concepts and Clinical Skills for Generalists

Learn how to comprehensively assess the visual status of your patients and coordinate their care with an appropriate specialist.
01/15/2021

Cancer Screening Less Common in Visually Impaired Elderly

Older Americans with self-reported vision problems were less likely to undergo breast and colon cancer screening.
11/16/2020

Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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