Low Vision

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

Mild Low Vision Care Barriers Revealed

Patient perception and access to the right equipment top the list.
01/27/2020

Low Vision: Why and When to Recommend

Decreased visual acuity is just one of many reasons to refer patients. Here’s a look at who else might benefit.
01/15/2020

Patients Wary of Low Vision Products

Social stigma and the fear of losing a job topped the list of reasons these tools gather dust.
10/09/2019

Two New Tests for Low Vision

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

Upcoming Events

June 17, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO and David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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June 23, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Joseph M. Coney, MD and Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
8:00–9:00pm EST

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June 29, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
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