Low Vision

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

Disparities Exist in Low Vision Services

Individuals from minority groups are less likely to use low vision devices, but not vision rehabilitation, compared with Caucasians.
09/13/2018

Communication Woes Thwart Low Vision Referrals for Glaucoma

Misperception and bias stand in the way.
07/11/2018

Upcoming Events

August 25, 2020

The Future of Prism
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO and Dayna R. Hazlewood, OD 

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October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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October 4, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes 
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am-12:15pm EST
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