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.
11/27/2023

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.
11/16/2023

Low Vision Tools and Techniques You Should Know

An overview of concepts and resources used by primary eyecare providers and appropriate specialists to ease patients’ visual impairments.
09/15/2023

Low Vision Rehab May Gain a New Tool

One recently developed questionnaire helped provide valid and reliable measures of ocular function.
08/29/2023

‘Low Vision Mode’ Coming to Smart TV

Samsung recently previewed technology for easier viewing of screen displays.
01/13/2023

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.
12/08/2022

New Upgrade to Eyedaptic Low Vision Smart Glasses

The latest Eye5 model features facial detection, the company says.
11/04/2022

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

Upcoming Events

July 24, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Jade Coats, OD, and Neel Vaidya, MD, MPH
Webinar: 9:00pm ET

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August 14, 2024

The 3 I's of Geographic Atrophy: Imaging, Identification, and Intervention
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO, and David Chin Yee, MD
Webinar: 8:30pm ET


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August 20, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Joshua Davidson, OD, and Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
Webinar: 8:00pm ET

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