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

July 7, 2020

AI Meets OD: How Machine Learning is Impacting Optometry and its Treatment of Digital Eyestrain and Headaches
Location:
Virtual Event
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers:  Timothy D. Fries, OD, MBA; Carol B. Nelson, MD; Aric Plumley

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July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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