Low Vision

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

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

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December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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December 7, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

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December 1, 2020

Dry Eye Protocol and Telemedicine
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, Josh K. Johnston, OD, FAAO, Eric E. Schmidt, OD, FAAO 
8:00pm–9:15pm EST

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