Low Vision

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

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

Upcoming Events

March 19-20, 2021 and June 11-12, 2021

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring & Summer Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn 24 LIVE COPE Credits 

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April 11 and 18, 2021

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, & Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am–12:15pm EST (4/11)
8:00 am–12:15 pm PST (4/18)
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April 20, 2021

Insane in the Membrane - Practical Applications of Amniotic Membranes
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Osama Said, OD
8:00pm EST
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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