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.

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.

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.

Low Vision Rehab May Gain a New Tool

One recently developed questionnaire helped provide valid and reliable measures of ocular function.

‘Low Vision Mode’ Coming to Smart TV

Samsung recently previewed technology for easier viewing of screen displays.

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.

New Upgrade to Eyedaptic Low Vision Smart Glasses

The latest Eye5 model features facial detection, the company says.

Brush Up on Your Low Vision Skills

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

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.

Letters to the Editor

Feedback and ideas from the optometric community.

Upcoming Events

December 8-9, 2023

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (COPE Accreditation Pending)

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December 9-10, 2023

Retina Update 2023
Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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December 14, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: April Jasper, OD, and Mitch Ibach, OD
Webinar: 10:00pm ET

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